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New Head of Marketing at Saint Lucia Tourism Authority

Dexter Percil
Written by Linda Hohnholz

Mr. Percil brings an abundance of strategic acumen, creativity, and people-focused leadership to his new position.

Mr. Dexter Percil has been chosen by the Board of Directors of the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority to serve as the Head of Marketing, starting on February 5, 2024. With close to twenty years of experience in sales and marketing within esteemed businesses in the Caribbean, Mr. Percil brings an abundance of strategic acumen, creativity, and people-focused leadership to his new position.

Dexter Percil, a graduate of the University of Ottawa in Canada with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, holds a Diploma in Business Management from the University of the West Indies (UWI). Dexter is recognized for his commitment to achieving outstanding results and his unwavering dedication to excellence. Throughout his remarkable career, he has made significant contributions to sales growth at Blue Waters St. Lucia Ltd., successfully increased sales revenue at Peter & Company Distribution Ltd., and executed highly effective marketing campaigns at Banks Holding Ltd. in Barbados.

Chairman of the Board of the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority, Mr. Thaddeus M. Antoine remarked, “It is with great pleasure that we welcome Mr. Percil to the organization, and we are in no doubt that his track record as a sales and marketing expert will contribute significantly to the promotion and growth of Saint Lucia as a premier tourism destination.”

The Head of Marketing plays a crucial role in promoting and enhancing the image of the destination. This includes active participation in the development and monitoring of the Authority’s strategic plan, advising the CEO on industry changes, and contributing to the annual marketing plan. Responsibilities also encompass the development of marketing intelligence through collaboration with research personnel, conducting industry analysis, and sharing insights with stakeholders.

Commenting on his new role, Mr. Percil said; “I am truly privileged to contribute my professional experiences, resources, and networks to the esteemed leadership team at the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority. I aim to utilize the valuable expertise, insights, and connections I’ve acquired through various roles in key tourism source markets to enhance Saint Lucia’s status. This appointment adds a layer of fulfillment as it provides me with an avenue to continue contributing on a national level. I am focused on achieving the organization’s strategic plan, aimed at increasing market share and boosting visitor spend for maximum return on investment.”

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