The following is an official statement from the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce, confirming that Gabriel Faria will retain his position as Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber.
The Board of Directors of the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce wishes to advise that it has met today with its CEO, Mr. Gabriel Faria to discuss matters related to recent news and social media coverage.
The Board is of the view and Mr. Faria agrees, that he should always be mindful of his role and obligations as the Chief Executive Officer of the TT Chamber. As a result of the discussions, the Board has determined that Mr. Faria will continue in his current position as CEO of the TT Chamber.
Over the past 3 years Mr. Faria has helped to build a strong and effective Chamber of Commerce, as a credible advocate for our members and the wider business community.
The Board would like to reaffirm the role of the TT Chamber, as an advocacy body committed to the highest standards of enterprise, to pursue collaborative and constructive dialogue with the Government of Trinidad and Tobago and the business sector.
As the voice of business, the TT Chamber will continue to act as a champion of business and to advocate on behalf of the private sector. We remain independent in the pursuit of matters critical to business and remain deeply committed to working with government and other stakeholders to make the bold moves necessary to transform our economy in the national interest.
The TT Chamber is of the belief that strong businesses are the foundation of a prosperous T&T where we can improve the standard of living for all the people of Trinidad and Tobago.
Mr. Reyaz Ahamad
President - Trinidad & Tobago Chamber of Industry & Commerce
On behalf of the Board of Directors