Hugh Riley, secretary general for the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has proceeded on pre-retirement leave until his departure in June.
Riley was appointed to the top post at the CTO in August 2009 after acting for one year.
The organization’s director of finance, Neil Walters, will act in the position until a successor is appointed.
The secretary general is the public face and chief spokesperson of the CTO, and provides the organization with visionary leadership, strong direction and clarity to its policy development. The holder of the post is responsible for implementing the vision of the organization based on the strategic direction set by the council of ministers and commissioners of tourism and the CTO board of directors.
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