HON. OLIVER F. CLARKE

Hon. Oliver F. Clarke, OJ, JP

The Hon. Oliver F. Clarke joined The Gleaner Company Limited (Jamaica) in 1976 in the capacity of Managing Director and after several months was appointed as Chairman.

Early in 2006 he received the American Friends of Jamaica Humanitarian Award.  In 2004 he was made a Caribbean Luminary of the American Foundation for the University of the West Indies for his work both in the Caribbean and internationally.  In 1998, he was awarded the Order of Jamaica and was inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) in 1997. He received the Americas Award in 1990.

Mr. Clarke holds membership in many Organizations including: Chairman of Jamaica National Building Society, Director of Jamaica Producers Group Ltd., Director of Independent Radio Company, Caribbean Media Corporation, PALS Jamaica and President of the Inter-American Press Association (IAPA) between 1997 and  1998.