Governor-General’s Statement on the passing of Former Wisynco Chairman, Mr. Joseph Mahfood, CD

Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen has expressed regret and sadness at the passing of Wisynco’s retired chairman, Joseph Mahfood, CD.

In a statement His Excellency said, “Lady Allen and the King’s House Staff join me in expressing our deepest condolences to the family of the late Mr. Mahfood.

Mr. Mahfood was a transformational leader, entrepreneur and philanthropist, whose contribution to national development through the manufacturing, retail trade and people empowerment, was significant.

He will forever be remembered for his contribution to numerous national welfare initiatives and his work with Food for the Poor. King’s House is particular appreciative of his unswerving support for the Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence.

Mr. Mahfood was also known and will be remembered as one who had great respect for the natural environment.

His widow, Laurie, children, William, Samantha, Michele and Julie, grandchildren and the extended Wisynco family are in our thoughts and prayers at this time.”