Region Seven welcomes Kerwin Ward as new REO

DPI, Guyana, Friday, January 4, 2019

Kerwin Ward is the new Regional Executive Officer (REO) for the Cuyuni-Mazaruni Region as of January 1, 2019. Ward is the former REO for the Upper Takatu-Upper Essequibo Region and replaces Region 7’s most recent REO, Roderick Edinboro.

The position of REO previously occupied by Edinboro became vacant with him not renewing his contract which ended in the last quarter of 2018 Holbert Knights acted as the REO for the region since Edinboro’s resignation and is now the deputy REO with Ward as his senior.

Meanwhile, the Upper Takatu-Upper Essequibo Region has a new incoming REO; Leslie Wilburg, former REO of Barima-Waini. Former REO Carl Parker is currently acting REO for Region 9 until Wilburg takes up his new position.

Further, Denis Jaikarran has been re-assigned as REO to the Pomeroon-Supenaam Region while his former deputy has been promoted to function as REO for the West Demerara-Essequibo Islands.

Delicia Haynes.


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