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Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) board sacks Welch, search on for new CEO – Badal

Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) board sacks Welch, search on for new CEO – Badal

FEBRUARY 23, 2016 | BY | FILED UNDER NEWS
Colin Welch

Colin Welch

Chairman of the Board of Directors for Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL), Robert Badal, has confirmed the sacking of Colin Welch, the Chief Executive Officer (acting).
Welch was appointed to act as the company’s head six months ago, but his tenure was rocky, with several clashes with Management.

He was fingered, via a number of leaked texts and Skype messages, in an attempt to tamper with an $800M contract to buy prepaid meters from a Chinese contractor.
There were questions also about his qualifications and whether he was a Harvard graduate.
Following the appointment of a new Board of Directors for GPL last month, Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson, who is charged with responsibilities for the electricity sector, made it clear that issues and questions of Welch would be dealt with.  Continue reading

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