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Our management team is friendly, knowledgeable and passionate about the industry they work in. They are always ready to help and solve any issue in an efficient manner with a smile on their face.

Ricardo Nuncio

Managing Director

Ricardo joined Red Stripe from HEINEKEN Mexico, the biggest operating company of HEINEKEN where he served as the Regional Sales Director. In that capacity he gained a wealth of experience in trade marketing, sales, project management and financial management. Ricardo holds a Global MBA for Latin American Managers, from the American Graduate School of International Management and a BSc in Chemical Engineering
 with a minor in Administration.

Dianne Ashton-Smith

Head of Corporate Affairs

Dianne is a corporate relations practitioner with close to 20 years’ experience who joined Red Stripe in 2008 as Communications Manager. Under her leadership, the company has enrolled just under 12,000 Jamaicans in our award-winning Learning for Life programme, consistently exceeding our year-on-year targets. In 2013, Dianne joined the Red Stripe Executive team as Head of Corporate Relations, now Corporate Affairs. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Literature & Economics from the University of the West Indies and a Master of Science degree in Human Resources Management from the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy at The New School. She is also a Board Member and Company Secretary for the D&G Foundation, a Director of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce and an adjunct lecturer in Career Development at the Mona School of Business, U.W.I.

Bruce Kidner

Finance Director

Red Stripe’s Finance Director since 2014, Bruce joined the HEINEKEN Group of Companies in 2016 after more than 17 years with Diageo. His experience includes working in the Diageo Africa region as Finance Director of Namibia Breweries and Finance Director of Guinness Ghana Breweries. He also held a number of other finance and commercial finance roles within Diageo. Bruce is a qualified Chartered Accountant gaining his qualification while working six years in a chartered accountancy practice based in London and he gained his Bachelor of Science with Honours in Economics & Business at Cardiff Business School, University of Wales.

Melverine Hemmings

Head of Human Resources

Melverine joined Red Stripe in March 2001 and since then has held a number of senior roles within the HR function. In 2007 she was seconded to Diageo International as Resourcing Manager and in April 2013 she was seconded to Celebration Brands Ltd. as Human Resource and Communications Director. During that time she played a critical role in developing the newly formed joint venture. Her most significant achievements include the recruitment of over 400 staff members in an eight-month period and the selection of key third party suppliers for contract labour and employee benefits. Melverine also led the implementation of a number of key HR processes and procedures within the new organisation. In March 2014, Marie returned to Red Stripe as Head of Human Resources and a member of the Executive team. She holds a Master of Science (MSc.) in Human Resource Development (1999), University of the West Indies, Mona.

Moses Williams

Head of Sales

Moses joined Red Stripe in July 2006 and since then has held a number of senior roles within the Sales function. In 2013 he was seconded to Celebration Brands Ltd. as National Sales Manager – Modern Trade. During that time he played a critical role in the recruitment and leadership of the Modern Trade team while actively contributing to the implementation of the overall business strategy. In May 2015, Moses was appointed Head of Commercial Transformation and a member of the Executive team. He holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc.), Business Administration (2003) from Northern Caribbean University.

Diane Willis-Reid

Administrative & Special Projects Manager

Diane joined Red Stripe in 1995 as an Administrative Assistant and a year later was appointed Executive Assistant to the President. Since then Diane has worked with successive Managing Directors and has been a key contributor to the Red Stripe Executive team through her expertise in business operations, culture transformation and project management. Due to her profound institutional knowledge, Diane brought rounded insights to the Executive Team and became an official member in 2010. She is credited with establishing the first-ever records and information management business unit and service centre within Diageo Latin America and Caribbean region. In 2014 Diane led major transformational projects, including the inaugural Employee Conference and phase one of Red Stripe’s office rationalisation.

Jean Look Tong

Head of Red Stripe International

Jean joined Red Stripe in February 2014 and has over 10 years’ senior leadership experience in areas such as business development, strategy, sales, marketing and corporate affairs in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean. Her career has spanned a variety of industry sectors, most notably telecommunications and cable television. Jean was a member ofthe team that created the telecommunications brand ‘Flow’ and was instrumental in launching and building the business. She holds a BSc. Degree with First Class Honours in Management Studies, an MBA with Distinction from the University of the West Indies and project management certification.


If you are motivated, friendly and have a passion for quality
beverages, you might be a perfect fit at Red Stripe.

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