Mr. David McDaniel is the former Chairman and Managing Director of SOS Limited. Mr. McDaniel is 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.
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. Mr. McDaniel succeeded his father, David McDaniel, in the role of Managing Director whereby leading the Company into the future and as it moves to enter into the next phase of its continuous development.
Allan was educated at Campion College and 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.
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.
Mr. Stephen Todd was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors in August 2021. Mr. Todd has been with the company since 1995 and has focussed mainly on the Client and Supplier relationships and the Sales and Marketing areas of SOS Limited. Following the successful IPO in 2017, Mr. Todd worked closely with then Chairman, Mr. McDaniel, infusing his strategic know how with the Chairman’s years of experience and vision for the company.
Mr. Todd was educated at Munro 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.
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.
Mrs. Muschett has been employed to the Company from 2000 to present and is responsible for the areas of Purchasing and Administration. Mrs. Muschett was appointed to the position of Deputy Managing Director in October 2021.
She was educated at Hillel Academy and Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario (Bachelor of Business Management) and the European University, Madrid, Spain - MBA (International Business)
Mrs. Muschett is also trained and equipped technically and administratively to supply and install Fursys Systems Furniture.
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. Deans is the Managing Director of JN Cayman with extensive experience in Global Financial Markets, Capital Markets, Credit, Commercial Banking, Treasury Management, FX Trading, Bond Trading, Company Financial Analysis and Corporate Strategy Re-engineering, Balance Sheet Restructuring, Monetary and Fiscal Policies, Economics and Central Government Management, Supervision of Financial Institutions, Market Risk Assessment. He has also structured balance sheet solutions for various entities via Financial Advisory, Business Process Re-Tooling, Debt, Equity, Acquisitions and IPOs.
He is a director of Peak Bottling Company Limited and Spike Industries Limited and lectures in Portfolio Management and Financial Markets.
He holds a BSc. in Business Administration, Finance Major and an MBA, Finance Major, with concentration in Investment Management, from Villanova School of Business, Villanova University, Pennsylvania, USA
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.