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Rudy Grant appointed new CEO of the BHTA


THE Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association, BHTA, has announced the appointment of University of Bradford alumnus, Rudy Grant, as its new chief executive officer.

Rudy, who is a former Barbados senator, takes up the post effective December 1, succeeding Sue Springer, who spent 15 years at the helm of the Association. Rudy, who also served as parliamentary secretary in Barbados’ Ministry of Tourism and International Transport from 2003 to 2008, has been employed as CEO of the Grenada Tourism Authority from 2014.

In his new role, he reports to the BHTA’s board and will be responsible for directing and managing the Association’s affairs so that its strategic goals and the relevant needs of the membership are met.

Rudy graduated from Bradford with a Postgraduate Diploma in Management and Administration in 1999. Commenting on his new role he said: “It is a job for which I possess the competence, experience, technical knowledge, professionalism and human resource skills, all of which are now at the disposal of the BHTA and its members."

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