George Connolly is a successful private sector businessman who has been chosen to represent the Democratic Labour Party, in the constituency of St. James Central, in the 2018 General Elections. George is currently the Chairman and Managing Director of the Pearson’s Group; which has operated retail pharmacies and pharmaceutical distribution across the island since 1974. He has spent his working life honing his skills and specialisations throughout the Caribbean and Central America.
His areas of expertise include the solving of complex business problems and working to deliver results and achieve goals on time and on budget. He has had many successes over time and has the distinction of being the only Caribbean national to receive Xerox Distributor of the Year. George is passionate about making the lives of persons better by using his gifts, talents and capabilities. He endeavours to play a part in improving the lives of each person who lives, works and plays in this constituency.
His aim is to compile the suggestions of residents, learn from their experiences, and together, with the community, forge ahead with the building of real world solutions to these issues. This holder an MBA in International Business has already familiarized himself with the various challenges faced by this constituency. It is through the experience he has gained and the contacts made while pursuing his studies in this area that he intends to bridge the deltas that currently exist to ensure that talent is mixed with opportunity. Most importantly, he believes that with the support of the constituents, St James Central can become a model constituency and a community of which we can ALL proudly say, “this is our home”.