Ian Parsard joined the Jamaica Broilers Group in 1989 as a Senior Systems Analyst and was promoted to Project Leader in 1993. He progressed through a number of Senior Management positions including being appointed Vice President, where he has held responsibility for Accounting, Finance, Energy, Operations and Corporate Planning at varying intervals over his near 30 years with the Company. In 2012, he was appointed as the Group’s Senior Vice President and currently has responsibility for the Group’s Financial portfolio.
Though committed to the growth and development of the Group, he also serves as a Director of the Mustard Seed Agricultural Programme, Pan Jam Investments Limited; immediate Past President of the Jamaica Broilers Group Cooperative Credit Union; and current Chairman of the Board of 138 Student Living Jamaica Limited. He also rears livestock, providing jobs for several persons within the parish of St. Catherine.
Ian Parsard holds a Bachelor of Science Degree with First Class Honours in Computer Science and Electronics from the University of the West Indies, a Master in Business Administration with First Class Honours from the Wharton’s School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania where he graduated as the Palmer Scholar and is a Certified Chartered Accountant.
He is married to Karen and they have three children – Renee, Janaki and Peter-John.