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  • Jamaican-born professor, Dr. Kenneth Henry, has been re-elected to the Council of the Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACCA).
  • Dr. Henry polled a total of 2,674 votes in the recent international elections.
  • Dr. Henry is a Professor at the School of Accounting at the Florida International University in Miami.

Jamaican-born professor, Dr. Kenneth Henry, has been re-elected to the Council of the Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACCA) with the highest number of votes, and is ranked number one on the list of 13 elected Council members.

Dr. Henry polled a total of 2,674 votes in the recent international elections and will serve on the ACCA for another three years.

The Professor, who was in London for the meeting of the ACCA, called on the Jamaican High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Her Excellency Aloun N’dombet-Assamba.

He told the High Commissioner that he felt honoured by the confidence placed in him by members of the Association. He said that he was proud to be an ambassador for Jamaica, and to be showing that the island not only produced outstanding athletes and musicians, but also accomplished academics.

Of the five elected Council members in Professor Henry’s original group from 2010, four were also re-elected. The four represent USA, Romania, South Africa and the UK.

One of his primary roles on Council is a member ambassador. He continues to be the only Council member representing the USA, and he also represents Jamaica and the Caribbean.

Dr. Henry is a Professor at the School of Accounting at the Florida International University in Miami.