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WIPA Expresses Condolences at Passing of Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart

5th January 2021 Comments Off on CWI Extends Condolences on Passing of Sandals Founder and Chairman, Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart Views: 179 News

CWI Extends Condolences on Passing of Sandals Founder and Chairman, Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart

Jan. 5, 2021, 2:09 p.m.

ST JOHN’S, Antigua — Cricket West Indies today paid tribute to Gordon “Butch” Stewart – who sadly passed away on Monday evening. Mr. Stewart, the outstanding Jamaican businessman and entrepreneur, was the founder and Chairman of Sandals International Resorts Ltd – the long-standing and valued partners of West Indies cricket.

Stewart was a stalwart of the Caribbean society, an iconic figure across the region, and a true supporter of the game of cricket at all levels.

Butch Stewart

Speaking on behalf of CWI, President Ricky Skerritt said:

“CWI mourns the passing of The Honourable Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart OJ and sends our sincere condolences to his family. He was a life-long West Indies cricket fan, fierce champion of the Caribbean and a major commercial partner. He was also a true West Indian legend in his own right. He established unique and very successful Caribbean brands and created many opportunities for young men and women across this region to grow.”

-CWI

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