Business Barbados 2018

McKinney Rogers – Damian McKinney

McKinney Rogers is a highly successful, global business consultancy that launched twelve offices around the world in strategic locations that offered tactical advantages to the company’s operations. In 2009, McKinney Rogers established an office in Barbados to serve as Corporate HQ, with responsibility for all business in the Americas.

Damian and Krissi McKinney at home
Crane Resorts – Paul Doyle

In 1988 Canadian entrepreneur Paul Doyle sold his home to raise the deposit to purchase the historic, but somewhat rundown, 18-room Crane Hotel. Some 30 years later, Paul Doyle has transformed the old property into the new, world-class, 265-room, four-diamond Crane Residential Resort, where he has just completed construction of the first block of The Crane Private Residences.

The Crane Resort, Barbados
Lenstec (Barbados) Inc. – Ian Hickling

Lenstec (Barbados) Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lenstec Corporation, a US-based medical device company serving the global ophthalmic surgical market. In 1995 the company established its sole global manufacturing and production unit in Barbados,starting with just four employees. Today, with over 250 people on staff and a state-of-the-art facility, Lenstec (Barbados) designs, manufactures and distributes a wide range of intraocularlens (IOL) implants and lens injection systems to more than 60 countries around the world.

Ian Hickling
Gildan Activewear – Mike Hoffman

Traded on both the New York and Toronto Stock Exchanges, Gildan Activewear is one of the world's largest vertically integrated manufacturers of apparel and socks, controlling almost every step in the process, from raw materials to finished garments. The Barbados office was established inJanuary 1999.

Mike Hoffman, Gildan Activewear
Barbados Can Solve BEPS Conundrum

What is BEPS? "BEPS refers chiefly to instances where the interaction of different tax rules leads to some part of the profits of multinational enterprises (MNEs) not being taxed at all. It also relates to arrangements that achieve no or low taxation by shifting profits away from the jurisdictions where the activities creating those profits take place.” - OECD

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