With almost three decades of experience in Human Resource and Customer Service Management for both local and multinational companies, G Andre Latty joined the JN Group in July 2013 as Senior Manager, Human Resource Development, at JN General Insurance Company. He was promoted to Executive, Group Human Resources Development for The Jamaica National Group in May 2016 and with the reorganisation of the Group in 2017, he was appointed Executive, of the Group People and Culture department. In this role, he is charged with aligning the human resource function to the business strategy, through effective talent acquisition and management, performance management, communications, labour and industrial relations management and human capital analytics.
Mr. Latty previously worked in a number of senior human resources capacities with diverse companies, including Advantage General Insurance Company Limited, National Commercial Bank, Kraft Foods Jamaica Limited, Cable & Wireless Jamaica Employees Co-operative Credit Unit Limited and T Geddes Grant Caribbean Limited.
As Vice President, Human Resource & Training at Advantage General, he repositioned the Human Resource department to strategic partner status, resulting in the company receiving the Jamaica Employer’s Federation Employer of Choice Award in 2008; achieving the Honourable Mention Awards in 2008 for Best HR Innovation from the Human Resource Management Association of Jamaica (HRMAJ); and First Place Award – Best HIV/AIDS Workplace Practices from the Ministry of Health.
- MSC, Human Resource Development, The University of the West Indies (UWI)
- B.Sc., Public Administration (Honors), UWI
- SPHR designation, Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM)
He has served on numerous bodies, including Jamaica Advisory Board for the Florida International University, The Education Committee of the College of Insurance and Professional Studies, The Convention Planning Committee of Jamaica Employers Federation and the Board of the Jamaica Institute of Financial Services, formerly the Jamaica Institute of Bankers.