Chief Executive Officer, Sunshine Snacks Limited
Director, Yay! Entertainment Limited
Kristine Thompson was appointed to the Republic Group Board of Directors in 2011. She is the Chief Executive Officer of Sunshine Snacks Limited, a member of the Associated Brands Industries Limited (ABIL) Group. She is also a founder of the Chuck E. Cheese’s family entertainment restaurant franchise in Trinidad. Prior to this, she was involved in project development, particularly in the energy sector, and has extensive experience in the fields of strategy, finance, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and general management. The early years of her career were spent in management consulting with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) where she advised Fortune 500 companies with stints at BCG’s Toronto, New York, Buenos Aires, and Melbourne offices. She later headed the Business Development function at Guardian Holdings for many years. Mrs. Thompson holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen’s University in Canada and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
Mrs. Thompson currently serves as the Non-Executive Director on the Boards of Maple Leaf International School, Industrial Rubber Products (IRP) Ltd, and the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business.