Mrs. Debra Dodd was appointed to the Dairy Industries Board of Directors in 2017. As Chief Financial Officer of GK Foods, a Division of GraceKennedy Limited, Mrs. Dodd is responsible for oversight, guidance and provision of financial leadership to the Management of GK Foods and its subsidiaries locally and internationally.
She holds a B.Sc. in Accounting and Public Administration from the University of the West Indies, and an MBA in Finance from the University of Leicester, United Kingdom. She also completed an Executive Leadership Course at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Mrs. Dodd is a strategic thinker with over 20 years of experience in Audit and Finance. Prior to her appointment as Chief Financial Officer, Mrs. Dodd was Chief Audit Executive of GraceKennedy Limited. She is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA), as well as an active Member of several organizations including the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ), Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE).
Mrs. Dodd is married and is the proud mother of a pair of twins. She is an avid reader who also enjoys listening to music and swimming.