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 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).