Khary Robinson – Executive Chairman
Khary Robinson is the Executive Chairman of Norbrook Equity Partners ("NEP"), a holding company that acquires and operates privately owned businesses in emerging and niche markets. Today NEP owns and operates two companies in Jamaica. Prior to NEP, Mr. Robinson held the same title and role and Norbrook Caribbean Investment Company. Since 2008, Mr. Robinson has been responsible for transaction execution, business development, strategy, finance and operations for both organizations for NCIC. Prior to establishing NCIC, Mr. Robinson worked in various industry groups of Investment Banking for Goldman Sachs, Citigroup and Bank of America Securities. During his tenure, he analysed various financial markets, companies and acquisition candidates for corporate clients undertaking financing and M&A transactions.
Mr. Robinson studied economics at Georgetown University and graduated with honours, attaining a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Management. He received his MBA from the Wharton School in May 2007, with a major in Finance and Entrepreneurial management. He has also been recognized for his achievements and was awarded the Goldman Sachs Fellowship, the Joseph P. Wharton Fellowship, the Executive Leadership Council award and the Shils-Zeidman Entrepreneurial Fellowship at Wharton. Mr. Robinson is also a member of the Young President Organization (YPO), NextGen network of executives and the Council of Urban Professionals (CUPA).
Garth currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Norbrook Equity Partners Limited. Previously, he was Manager of Investment Banking for NCB Capital Markets Limited, the investment banking arm of the NCB Group, where he was responsible for deal origination and structuring with a focus on private equity and real estate transactions. He joined NCB Capital Markets in 2013 to lead the firm’s regional private equity investment initiative. Prior to joining NCB, Garth was Senior Investment Manager for the Caribbean Investment Fund, L.P., the first pan-Caribbean private equity fund dedicated exclusively to making investments in the CARICOM Region. Garth also worked with Jamaica Producers Group Caribbean snack food business where he managed finance and logistics.