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Columbus announces new vice-president

Sunday, May 18, 2014    

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SALES veteran Grant Hume has joined Columbus Business Solutions (CBS) as vice-president, the firm has announced.

Hume will report directly to the head of Columbus Communications Jamaica. He will be responsible for leading the enterprise, government and SME teams to ensure that the strategic objectives of the company are met on a consistent basis. Hume's mandate also includes working with his team to increase the profile and awareness of CBS within the business sphere.

"Grant, a consummate sales professional, comes to us with a wealth of experience having held a number of roles at the senior executive level. His last engagement prior to joining us was senior vice-president at Optime International, leaders in sales development with a proven track record of helping Fortune 500 companies improve sales performance and business results," said Columbus in a press release.

"His expertise extends beyond the sales arena to include business strategy, operations, cultural transformation and change management. He has also had senior management appointments with Xerox, Telus, Konica Minolta and Direct Energy Business Services," added the company.

Hume, who enjoys reading and golf, has been married to wife Debbie for 33 years and they have three children, the company said.

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