The Chief Executive of Officer of Trinidad Methanol Holding Limited, Dennis Patrick, died at a hospital in the United States after a brief battle with cancer.
Patrick had been diagnosed with Leukemia five weeks ago and had been seeking treatment at the Jackson Memorial Hospital.
He died at the Miami Hospital.
Patrick, a Chemical Engineer, had joined MHTL in 1996.
He worked primarily in the Commercial Department, ascending to the role of Chief Commerical Officer.
He took up the position of Chief Executive Officer after Rampersad Motilal surprisingly resigned in 2013, initially acting in the role before being confirmed in the position.
He had served in the Energy Sector for over 35 years.