CUC promotes two Caymanian staff

The Caribbean Utilities Company has
promoted two more of its Caymanian staff.

Giovanni McLean, who worked as a
transmission and distribution project manager, has been promoted to manager of
system operations, taking over from Robert Whorms.

He will be primarily responsible
for the continuous and efficient operations of the generation facilities, the
operation of the transmission and distribution electrical system, and the
management of fuel and lubricating oil required for power generation.

A graduate of the University of
Illinois with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mr.
McLean has worked with CUC for the past six years.

Mr. Whorms has been promoted to
manager of electrical maintenance, succeeding Ken Bell who recently returned to
Canada.

In his new position, Mr. Whorms
will be responsible for ensuring the company’s electrical generation equipment,
distribution substations and supervisory control and data acquisition systems
are maintained to ensure that company’s safety, efficiency and reliability
standards are maintained to the best industry standards.

Mr. Whorms, who joined CUC in 1996,
is a graduate of Florida International University and holds a Bachelor of
Science Degree in Electrical Engineering. 

Congratulating both men on their
appointments, CUC’s vice president of production David Watler said: “Having
worked with Robert and Giovanni over the years, I am very proud of their
achievements to date. I have no doubt that they will perform their roles ably
and be an integral part of CUC achieving its vision to become recognised as an
innovative and technological leader in the region is met.

“I also extend thanks to Ken Bell
on behalf of CUC for his contributions to the company over the years and wish
him all the best in his future endeavours.”

CUC currently has 196 employees, 92 per cent of whom
are Caymanians.

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