Executive Profile

Christopher Zacca, CD, BSc, MBA
President and Chief Executive Officer, Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited
  • Appointed President and CEO of Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited in May 2017.

  • Holds a BSc in Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from the University of Florida.

  • More than 30 years of experience in public and private sector management, in particular, during the period 1982-2009 where he held various Senior Management positions in the private sector namely, Vice President, Engineering - Desnoes & Geddes Limited (t/a Red Stripe), Brewers of Red Stripe Beer and Manufacturers of Soft Drinks; Managing Director - Caribrake Products Limited, Manufacturers and Distributors of Automotive Parts and Accessories; Managing Director - Appliance Traders Limited, Dealers in Air Conditioning, Appliance and Commercial Equipment; Chief Executive Officer, Air Jamaica Limited, former National Airline of Jamaica.

  • Served as President of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica from December 2006 to June 2009, and from June 2012 to December 2014.

  • Former Chairman of the Development Bank of Jamaica and the National Health Fund and has also served on numerous State boards, including the Factories Corporation, National Education Trust and JAMPRO.

  • Served as special advisor to the Prime Minister of Jamaica from 2009 to 2011.

  • In 2014, he was conferred with the National Honour of the Order of Distinction in the rank of Commander (CD) for his invaluable contribution to the private and public sectors in Jamaica.

  • Presently the Chairman of the Private Sector Vaccine Initiative in Jamaica which was established in March 2021 as a mechanism to support the government’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts.