Tax expert Allison Peart is the new president of the American Chamber of Commerce of Jamaica (AMCHAM).

Peart is Ernst & Young country managing partner and tax partner in Jamaica.

She was elected president of AMCHAM at the organisation's Annual General Meeting on Tuesday and succeeds Ron McKay, the CEO of ADS Global.

The University of Toronto graduate has over 20 years of public accounting experience, working with clients across a wide range of industries including retail, distribution, manufacturing, financial services, and hospitality.

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