Sagicor provides Thermal Infrared thermometers to OECS

Sagicor is contributing 50% of the cost of the Thermal Infra-red Thermometers for checking persons coming in at various points of entry into OECS countries.

The decision follows a recent meeting between Sagicor executives and Dr. Didacus Jules, Secretary General, OECS, held to discuss areas of support needed in the battle against COVID-19 in the OECS. Sagicor Executives attending the meeting on Saturday, March 14, 2020, included Mr Donald Austin, Chief Executive Officer, Sagicor Life (Eastern Caribbean) Inc.,  and Mr. Eon Phillips, Assistant Vice President, Sagicor EC Insurance Operations, Branch Manager and Principal Representative.

Meeting highlights:

Dr. Didacus Jules, Director General, The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States.

  • Dr. Jules acknowledged the proactive outreach by Sagicor who in the first instance is contributing 50% of the cost of the Thermal Infra-red Thermometers for checking persons coming in at various points of entry into the country.
  • He stated that this disease will impact all sectors of economies
  • He further encouraged multi-sectorial collaboration and called on other institutions to follow the lead of Sagicor to come forward to support.
     

Mr. Donald Austin, Chief Executive Officer, Sagicor Life (Eastern Caribbean) Inc.

  • This is the beginning of our regional contribution to the fight against this pandemic.
  • Internally, the Sagicor started over a month ago to implement measures to ensure the safety of its team and clients.

Mr. Eon R. Phillips, Assistant Vice President, Sagicor EC Insurance Operations, Branch Manager and Principal Representative

  • Sagicor gives assurance to staff and clients that they will continue to be well-served during this difficult time
  • We assure  our clients that our systems are in place to process claims in a timely manner