Sagicor Group Jamaica CEO Christopher Zacca to Receive Outstanding Business Leader Award
Sagicor Group Jamaica’s President and CEO, Christopher Zacca is set to receive the Outstanding Business Leader Award at the Mona School of Business’ 10th Anniversary Gala and Awards Ceremony.
One of four outstanding business leaders to be celebrated, the award recognises Zacca’s accomplishments in financial success, corporate social responsibility, civic engagement and youth empowerment, as well as his relentless contribution to nation-building. Selected, following a rigorous judging process, the award will be presented during the Ceremony to be held on Thursday, September 14, at 6:00 p.m.
Zacca notes: “It is with great pleasure that I receive this prestigious recognition. As leaders, our ultimate aim is to create lasting change, not just to seek the rewards, however it is humbling to know that we make a difference every day. I am deeply grateful to the Mona School of Business and Management for this honour.”
Mr. Zacca is known as an exceptional business leader with a proven track record of success in the private sector for over four decades. His distinguished career, deep commitment to excellence and his ability to inspire teams have been pivotal in driving the company's sustained success in a dynamic and competitive marketplace. As a former President of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, Mr. Zacca has held a number of positions including Vice President of Engineering at Desnoes and Geddes, CEO of Air Jamaica, Director of Sandals Resorts as well as Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Jamaica between 2009 – 2011.
Mr. Zacca holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and an M.B.A from the University of Florida. Most notably, he is the recipient of the Order of Distinction, Commander Class (CD) from the Government of Jamaica.
Under his stewardship, Sagicor Group Jamaica has remained one of the most profitable companies listed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange.