Gregory Georges serves as Chief Executive Officer at West Indies Oil Company Limited. Mr. Georges is responsible for leading the team in the delivery of WIOC’s strategic plan, building capacity and realising profitable growth. His financial acumen, results-oriented approach and ability to think strategically plays a pivotal role building on WIOC’s legacy and extending track record of innovation, while continuing to add value to all WIOC’s stakeholders. He has been associated with WIOC for over twenty years. Initially, he was part of a professional team that provided audit and consulting services to WIOC, then for the last ten years was its Chief Financial Officer. He has a track record of strong technical capability and leadership both inside and outside of WIOC, this combined with his wealth of knowledge and experience in the petroleum industry. He is a graduate of York University in Toronto, Canada and is a Chartered Accountant.
Gregory was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of WIOC with effect from November 1, 2014. Prior to this, he served as the company’s Chief Financial Officer from September 2004 and has been associated with WIOC for over twenty years as he was part of a professional team that provided audit and consulting services to WIOC.
Since his appointment as CEO, Gregory has successfully led the transformation of WIOC from a company whose core business has been the domestic supply of petroleum products in a regulated pricing environment to an increasingly more diversified business with the provision of client services playing a much larger role in the company’s revenue base and profitability. Under his leadership, EBITDA has grown by approximately EC$9M especially in that last two years primarily from enhanced revenues from tank storage, the bunkering of cruise ships and laboratory services. Additionally, he successfully led the company through the transition of shareholders in 2015.
His financial acumen, results-oriented approach and ability to think strategically plays a pivotal role in building on WIOC’s legacy while continuing to add value to all of WIOC’s stakeholders.
Prior to joining WIOC, Gregory spent a number of years with a Big 4 international professional services firm.