Strong resigns, board appoints acting CEO

Kamal Chetty was appointed acting chief executive officer. Picture: SUPPLIED

Investment Fiji chief executive officer Craig Strong has resigned effective from May 14, 2021.

This was announced by the Board of Investment Fiji in a statement revealing the manager for Investment and Trade Kamal Chetty was appointed as the acting chief executive officer.

According to the Investment Fiji board chair Jenny Seeto, the board will work closely with Mr Chetty and congratulated him on his new role as acting CEO of the organisation.

“The newly appointed acting CEO Kamal Chetty will continue to lead the critical work of Investment Fiji,” she said.

“This includes the organisation’s important mandate to implement investment and trade strategies aimed to stimulate and attract both foreign and domestic investment in Fiji.

“Mr Chetty will drive promotions and outreach, investment facilitation and after-care, policy advocacy and further enhance the brand image of Fiji.

“The board would like to acknowledge the contribution that Mr Strong has made during his tenure at Investment Fiji.”

Ms Seeto said this included establishing a suite of virtual trade and investment initiatives with the assistance of the team at Investment Fiji during challenging Covid-19 times.

She added Mr Strong led the development of country specific marketing plans and built strong relationships with customers and stakeholders.

“The board of Investment Fiji would like to thank Mr Strong and wish him well for the future.”

Mr Chetty was said to have 12 years experience at the organisation.

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