Metry Seaga is the first President of the Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters Association (JMEA), elected unopposed on June 29, 2018.
Prior to the formation of the merged Association, JMEA, Mr. Seaga was the President of the Jamaica Manufacturers’ Association (JMA) since 2015 andserved on the JMA’s Board of Directors since 2008.Hehelped shape and implement many of the organization’s initiatives,fearlessly tackling issues impeding the industry, and promoting the manufacturing sector as the engine of economic growth. Though there have been many accomplishments since Mr. Seaga took the reigns in 2015, the most noteworthy was the launch of the biennial Jamaica International Exhibition (JIE) tradeshow, a first in terms of its size and magnitude, held in June 2017.
Mr. Seaga has been an entrepreneur for over thirty (30) years. After obtaining his Bachelor’s Degree in Business at the Florida International University (FIU) in 1984, he returned to Jamaica where he started a Rent-A-Car business, a Travel Agency, entered into motor vehicle sales and finally established a manufacturing business. Having been a manufacturer from the age of 16, Mr. Seaga is today the Managing Director of Jamaica Fibreglass Products Ltd., a contract fabricating company.
Today, in addition to being head of the JMEA, he is the Vice Chairman of the Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), Chairman of the Jamaica Special Economic Zone Authority (JSEZA) and was the youngest elected President of the Jamaica U-Drive Association.
In his spare time, he takes pleasure intravelling and playing golf.