Mr. Jordan Samuda

Jordan Elliott Samuda is the Chief Administrative Officer at Sandals Resorts International. A seasoned hospitality veteran with over 20 years’ experience in the industry, Samuda works closely with the company’s Executive Chairman to devise and implement strategic plans and execute special projects. He also holds responsibility for the Procurement, On-Property Revenue, Transportation, Aviation and Marine Divisions as well as the Environment Health and Safety Division and the company’s Central Laundry operations.

Prior to his appointment as Chief Administrative Officer, Jordan headed the company’s expansive global supply chain, which services 21 resorts under the Sandals, Beaches and Grand Pineapple brands. He first led the Division as Group Manager and later as Group Director.

With an intimate knowledge of the major sectors fueling the Caribbean economy, Jordan has been instrumental in creating sustainable linkages between the tourism sector and several other industries including Manufacturing, Agriculture, Distribution and Logistics across the region. In addition to holding the Chartered Director (C.Dir) designation from the Caribbean Governance Training Institute, Jordan also serves on the Board of Jamaica’s Tourism Enhancement Fund as well as the Factories Corporation of Jamaica.

A vibrant young leader who continues to motivate his team by encouraging their continuous professional  and personal growth, Jordan is driven by the notion that there is no substitute for commitment, loyalty and above all, hard work.

An ardent skeet and sporting clay competitor, Jordan is also very passionate about his alma mater’s football team, The Hurricanes, from the University of Miami.

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