Wayne Seale has joined Tortuga International as the Commercial Manager for Barbados and the Windward Islands responsible for sales and marketing of the company’s authentic Caribbean rum cakes and other gourmet products sold in the region.
A Barbadian, Wayne has extensive experience in sales, business development and customer service. He has been a business consultant and has held management positions in the telecommunications, motor services and financial sector with a consistent track record of exceeding targets. He has an Executive Diploma in Management from the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill School of Business.
“We welcome Wayne to the Tortuga sales team and know he will play an integral part in our growth plans for Barbados and expanding and supporting distribution into St Lucia, Grenada, Martinique and the other Windward Islands,” says Monique Hamaty-Simmonds, Tortuga’s Chief Marketing Officer. “His wealth of experience and business savvy will be excellent assets for this new position based in Barbados.”
Tortuga Rum Cakes are sold in about 100 onboard cruise ship gift shops and in dozens of stores in ports throughout the Caribbean. Tortuga Rum Cake is made from a generations old family recipe, that includes a five-year-old blend of Tortuga Gold Rum.
Jamaican, Captain Robert Hamaty founded Tortuga Rum Company Ltd. in the Cayman Islands in 1984. Today, Tortuga International is now part of Jamaica Producers Group and has bakeries and operations in Grand Cayman, Jamaica, Barbados and the Bahamas. Jamaica Producers Group Limited is a listed company with interests in specialty food including the Jablum brand of Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee.
Tortuga rum cakes are available in three sizes – 4 oz, 16oz and 32 oz – and seven tropical flavors. The company’s other products include Caribbean sauces, flavored gourmet coffees and chocolate rum treats. Tortuga’s Miami subsidiary handles sales, marketing and worldwide distribution.
See www.tortugarumcakes.com or call toll-free 1-877-486-7884.