CXC® Appoints Director of Corporate Services
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC®) has appointed Mrs Sheree Deslandes to the role of Director of Corporate Services. Mrs Deslandes was previously appointed to act in the role in August 2020.
During her career of over two decades, Mrs Deslandes has led and managed regional organisations at the Executive, Senior Management and Managerial levels within the service industry, with a focus on driving organisational transformation and excellence.
Mrs Deslandes joined the staff of CXC® in 2002 as an Accounting Officer after working with Sandals Resorts for several years. She was promoted to the role of Finance Manager at CXC’s Western Zone Office in Jamaica in 2011, a role she acted in from 2009. For her commitment to the organisation, she was awarded Employee of the Year, Western Zone, in 2004 and 2017.
Mrs Deslandes, a Chartered Director and a member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica, has oversight of the Corporate Planning and Strategy Management, Finance and Office Management and Human Resource departments. Her objective is to continue to effectively drive the strategic and operational goals, transformational agenda and initiatives through prudent financial administration and effective team management.
Mrs Deslandes has over 20 years’ experience in Accounting and Management and holds a Master of Science in Business Administration – Finance and Banking (Distinction) and a Bachelor of Science, Accounting and Management Studies (Hons.) from the University of the West Indies, Mona. In addition, Mrs Deslandes is certified in Forensic Accounting and Fraud Prevention, International Financial Reporting Standards, Balanced Scorecard, Strategic Execution, Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation and she has gained “Distinction” in Enterprise Risk Management certification. She is also the Results-Based Management Executive Coordinator for the CARICOM
Results Based Management Phase II Pilot Project and a representative for CARICOM Virtual Pillar Group (VPG).
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The Caribbean Examinations Council® (CXC®) was established in 1972 under Agreement by the Participating Governments in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). CXC® assures the global human resource competitiveness of the Caribbean through the provision of syllabuses of the highest quality; valid and reliable examinations and certificates of international repute for students of all ages, abilities and interests; services to educational institutions in the development of syllabuses, examinations and examinations’ administration, in the most cost-effective way.
CXC® comprises 16 Participating Countries: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago and Turks and Caicos Islands.
The first examinations for the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate® (CSEC®) were offered in 1979 in five subjects. Subsequent to CSEC®, CXC® has introduced a comprehensive suite of qualifications to meet the needs of the region: Caribbean Primary Exit Assessment™ (CPEA™),
Caribbean Certificate of Secondary Level Competence® (CCSLC®), *Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ), Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination® (CAPE®) and the CXC® Associate Degree (CXC®-AD).
The organisation also collaborates with countries in the Dutch Caribbean – Curaçao, Saba, St Eustatius and St Maarten, as well as Suriname.
Additional information about the Caribbean Examinations Council® can be found at www.cxc.org
*Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ) is the trademark of the Caribbean Association of National Training Authorities. CXC® is one of the National Training Agencies in the Caribbean which awards CVQs.
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