Dana Morris Dixon now heads JN General Insurance

The Jamaica National Group has announced changes to the leadership structure at two member companies.

Among the changes is the appointment of Dr Dana Morris Dixon as General Manager of JN General Insurance Company Limited (JNGI).

Dixon takes over from Chris Hind, who now assumes the role of executive in the JN Group’s CEO Office.

Meanwhile, effective May 9, Allan Lewis will demit the post of Managing Director of JN Fund Managers and serve as the JN Group CEO’s Office as Special Assistant to the JN Group CEO.

Former JNGI General Manager Chris Hind now assumes the executive role in the JN Group’s CEO Office.

JN Group Chief Executive Officer Earl Jarrett said Hind has provided stellar leadership to the company over the past 15 years and is well-positioned in his current role to add value to the group’s strategic thrust.

“He has successfully guided the organization to significant accomplishments, including its successful name change, the introduction of the first Motor Quote and Buy Online platform and strengthening the relationship with the broker community.”

Dr Dixon joined the JN Group in June 2013 as Executive, Business Development and Research for the then Jamaica National Building Society.

Starting in 2014, she led the Group’s Business Transformation Project to ensure the seamless and successful reorganization of the Jamaica National Group, as well as the conversion of the deposit-taking arm of the Society to a commercial bank. She was also Project Lead for the development, regulatory approval and launch of JN Bank UK, the first Caribbean-owned bank to be established in the UK in 2020.

She later served in various capacities, including Assistant General Manager with responsibility for Group Marketing.

JN Group CEO Earl Jarrett expressed confidence in the team who will support this transition in the JNGI leadership.

“JNGI is one of the best-capitalized insurance companies in Jamaica, and the JN Group is confident about its future,” Jarrett said.

The JN Group and JNGI management team remain committed to our mission to be the best Jamaican general insurance company, “he added.

As for Lewis, Jarrett stated: “I am confident that Allan’s expertise and educational background in Actuarial Science will greatly support his reassignment and enable him to serve our member companies, including JNGI.”

Lewis joined JN Fund Managers in 2016 and brings more than 30 years of experience in financial markets. Lewis is an Associate of the Society of Actuaries.

Effective May 9, Allan Lewis will demit the post Managing Director of JN Fund Managers and serve as the JN Group CEO’s Office as Special Assistant to the JN Group CEO.

Meanwhile, Brando Hayden, who rejoined JN Group as Assistant General Manager, JN Private Capital, in 2019, will assume the position of Managing Director at JN Fund Managers, effective May 9, 2022. He will retain portfolio responsibility for JN Private Capital.

He brings over two decades of diverse global experience to the group, having specialized in asset management, trading and the management and growth of financial institutions.

Hayden previously served as General Manager at JN Fund Managers from June 2013 to September 2016.

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