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Ayeola George is DOMLEC’s new PRO

Communication expert and radio personality, Ayeola George has been appointed as the Public Relations Officer for the Dominica Electricity Services Limited (DOMLEC).

She succeeds Mrs. Adina Bellot-Valentine who held the position for 15 years. Ms. Tamra Paul also acted in the position following the departure of Mrs. Bellot–Valentine.  We thank them both for their dedicated service to the company.

As PRO Ms. George will serve as the company’s spokesperson and her portfolio will include media relations, social media management, public engagement as well as internal communication tasks to include sourcing and providing content for the company’s intranet and website. She is also responsible for managing the institution’s brand assets and will play a key role in handling crisis communications, corporate communication, and reputation management. Ms. George will also host and produce the company’s weekly radio programme “Power Talk.”

We are excited to have Ayeola join the team at DOMLEC,” says Legal Officer and Acting General Manager, Ellise Darwton, who adds,” She has a solid background and we look forward to what she brings to the table  particularly as we are in a period of transformation and transition to a future of renewable energy production.”

“I am looking forward to my tenure at DOMLEC,” adds Ms. George. “I feel esteemed to be a bridge between DOMLEC and its stakeholders and hope my efforts will lead to better understandings among the company and its various audiences.”

Ms. George previously held the position of Information Officer at the Dominica Export Import Agency (DEXIA) and has had a lengthy history of communication consultancies over the past 15 years with major development organisations such as the FAO, UNDP, IOM, World Bank, NAO, and GIZ.

She is a published writer and her work has been featured in Caribbean publications in the Region as well as the US and Canada, with many of her writings in these spaces focused on the promotion of Caribbean and Dominican talents.

Ms. George attended the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication (CARIMAC) at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona Campus and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Media and Communication with a focus on Public Relations.

She commenced duties at DOMLEC on May 21st, 2024, and reports to the General Manager.