Dr. the Hon. R. Danvers (Danny) Williams is the founder of Life of Jamaica Limited, now Sagicor Life Jamaica, serving as President & CEO on two separate occasions and now serves as the Group’s esteemed Director Emeritus, a role he also holds on the Board of the Jamaica Broilers Group Limited.
In 1972 Dr. Williams was awarded the National Honour of Commander of the Order of Distinction (CD) and in 1993 was conferred with the Order of Jamaica (OJ) for voluntary service to his community. He served the Government of Jamaica for three years (from 1977 to 1979) as a Senator, Minister of State and Minister of Industry and Commerce, respectively. He was conferred twice with the degree of Doctor of Laws (Hon) by the University of Technology in 2005 and by the University of the West Indies (Mona) in 2013. Dr. Williams currently serves on the boards of several major Jamaican companies, organisations and foundations.