Board of Directors

David McDaniel, Chairman of the Board & Managing Director   

David McDaniel, Chairman of the Board & Managing Director

Mr. David McDaniel is the Managing Director and one of the founders of the Company having worked there from its incorporation and for his entire adult working life. Mr. McDaniel has been the shepherd of the Company over its fifty (50) plus years of trading.

It is through his stewardship that the Company has attained and sustained its success over the years. His vision to import the skills and expertise of the second generation of his family into the business.

Mr. McDaniel was educated at Saint Paul’s Elementary School – Manchester, Jamaica and is trained and equipped to technically and administratively supply and install Fursys Systems Furniture.


 Marjorie McDaniel, Director, Chief Administrative Officer & Company Secretary  

Marjorie McDaniel, Director, Chief Administrative Officer & Company Secretary

Mrs. McDaniel has been employed from 1968 to present and has been instrumental in the Company’s operations and its administration ensuring that the Company operates as optimally as possible.

Mrs. McDaniel was educated at Saint Andrew High School for Girls, Alpha Commercial Academy and is also trained and equipped technically and administratively to supply and install Fursys Systems Furniture.


Allan McDaniel, Deputy Managing Director & Director of Warehousing & Logistics  

Allan McDaniel, Deputy Managing Director & Director of Warehousing & Logistics

Allan has been employed to the Company from 1996 to present having worked in the Sales, Design, Installation, Warehouse and Accounts Departments of the Company over the years as he has been identified as the person to eventually succeed his father, David McDaniel, to lead the Company into the future and as it moves to enter into the next phase of its existence as a listed company.

Allan was educated at Campion College, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada, is certified in AutoCAD 12 (Graphic Design Program), trained and certified By Fellowes Inc. in Shredder maintenance and repairs, trained and equipped technically and administratively to Supply and install Fursys Systems Furniture.

Allan is also a member of both the Company’s Audit Committee and its Corporate Governance Committee


Stephen Todd, Director – Sales & Marketing   

Stephen Todd, Director – Sales & Marketing

Mr. Stephen Todd is the Director - Sales & Marketing of the Company and has been employed to the Company since 1995.

Mr. Todd was educated at Munroe College and Florida International University, Florida, U.S.A. He is certified in Autocad 12 (Graphic Design Program), trained and equipped to technically and administratively supply and install Fursys Systems Furniture.

Stephen is also a member of the Company’s Remuneration Committee.


Kerri (McDaniel) Todd, Director Special Projects   

Kerri (McDaniel) Todd, Director Special Projects

Mrs. Todd has been employed to the Company since 1992 to present and was the first of the member of the second generation of McDaniels to join the Company.

Mrs. Todd was educated at Hillel Academy, Ryerson University (Bachelor of Business Management) Toronto, Canada. She is certified in Autocad 12 (Graphic Design Program) and trained and equipped to technically and administratively supply and install Fursys Systems Furniture.


Kelli (McDaniel) Muschett, Director – Purchasing & Administration, BBM, MBA   

Kelli (McDaniel) Muschett, Director – Purchasing & Administration, BBM, MBA

Mrs. Muschett has been employed to the Company from 2000 to present.

She was educated at Hillel Academy and Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario (Bachelor of Business Management) and the European University, Spain, Madrid - MBA (International Business)

Mrs. Muschett is also trained and equipped technically and administratively to supply and install Fursys Systems Furniture.


Independent Non-Executive Directors   


Mr. Anthony J.A. Bell, J.P. (appointed March 29th, 2017)  

Mr. Anthony J.A. Bell, J.P. (appointed March 29th, 2017)

Non-Executive Director & Chairman of the Audit Committee

Mr. Bell brings to the Board of Directors his experience in management gained at a senior level in many prominent local companies.

Mr. Bell is a graduate of Jamaica College and South West London College, and he has worked as an accountant and financial controller over his career. He served as Managing Director of J. Wray and Nephew Ltd. and Chief Financial Officer of the Lascelles de Mercado group of companies for over thirty (30) years, retiring in 2011. Mr. Bell is a current director of Jamaica College Foundation, First Caribbean International Bank (Jamaica) Limited and First Caribbean International Securities Limited and IronRock Insurance Company Limited.

Mr. Bell is also a member of the Company’s Remuneration Committee.


Mr. Gary “Butch” Hendrickson, C.D., J.P. (appointed March 29th, 2017)  

Mr. Gary “Butch” Hendrickson, C.D., J.P. (appointed March 29th, 2017)

Non-Executive Director & Chairman of the Remuneration Committee

Mr. Hendrickson is the Chairman and CEO of Continental Baking Company Limited and Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa in Saint Lucia. Mr. Hendrickson was educated at Jamaica College, Miami Military Academy and Fordham University.

Mr. Hendrickson currently sits on the Boards of Rainforest Seafoods, The King’s House Foundation, The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica, The Bank of Jamaica and the EXIM Bank.

Mr Hendrickson has received the following awards:

  • The American Friends of Jamaica - International Humanitarian Award - Philanthropy – October 2016
  • Inducted in to the Private Sector Organisation’s Hall of Fame - October 2016
  • The Jamaica Observer Business Leader Award – Corporate Philanthropy - October 2016
  • The Gleaner Honours Award for Voluntary Service in 2015 and for Business in 2002
  • The Carlton Alexander Award for Excellence in 2014
  • The AMCHAM Award for Civic Leadership -Individual - 2013

Mr. Hendrickson is also a member of the Company’s Corporate Governance Committee.


Mr. R. Evan D. Thwaites (appointed April 7th, 2017)  

Mr. R. Evan D. Thwaites (appointed April 7th, 2017)

Non-Executive Director & Chairman of the Corporate Governance Committee

Evan Thwaites is a Chartered Insurer and an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute. He is the Managing Director of IronRock Insurance Company Limited.

Mr. Thwaites was educated at Wolmer’s Boys’ School and completed management training courses in the U.S.A., the United Kingdom and Germany for the purposes of his professional development in the insurance and reinsurance industry. He spent over thirty (30) years with Globe Insurance Company of Jamaica Ltd. (and its predecessor entity, Globe Insurance Company of the West Indies Ltd.), prior to its acquisition by Guardian Group, where he was Managing Director. He subsequently was a consultant and director, of Grace Kennedy Financial Services Ltd. and Jamaica International Insurance Company Ltd., respectively, prior to forming the Company.

Mr. Thwaites is also a member of the Company’s Audit Committee.


Michael A. Fraser, OD, JP, CLU  

Michael A. Fraser, OD, JP, CLU

Company Mentor

Mr. Michael Fraser is a Senior Insurance Professional who has wide experience in sales, marketing and management. He is a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and graduated in 1987 from the Western Executive Business Programme from the University of Western Ontario, Canada.

He was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Island Life Insurance Company Limited in 2000. Up until December 2007 Mr. Fraser was Deputy CEO and Chief Marketing Officer at Sagicor Life Jamaica Limited. Mr. Fraser is Past President & CEO of Sagicor Life of the Cayman Islands Limited, a subsidiary of Sagicor Life Jamaica Limited.

Mr. Fraser is a former Board Member of Sagicor Life Jamaica Limited, a Past President of the Life Underwriters Association of Jamaica and was voted ‘Insurance Man of the Year’ in 1999. He was inducted into the Caribbean Insurance Hall of Fame in 2005.

Mr. Fraser is a Director of Sagicor Insurance Brokers Limited and Sagicor Life of the Cayman Islands Limited. He is also a Director of AMG Limited and Key Insurance Company Limited

He is currently Vice Chairman of the Jamaica Cancer Society and Chairman of the Jamaica Medical Foundation. His hobbies include Golf and Bird Hunting.

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