Cabot Appoints Kristine Thompson as Chief Executive Officer of Cabot Saint Lucia
Cabot, the developer and operator of master-planned golf resort communities, announced today that Kristine Thompson will join Cabot Saint Lucia as Chief Executive Officer in September. In her new role, Thompson will oversee all aspects of the new Cabot Saint Lucia resort currently in development.
"With extensive leadership experience at prominent international companies, Kristine brings a wealth of experience to our Cabot team," said Ben Cowan-Dewar, CEO and Co-founder of Cabot. "We are thrilled to have her on board as we forge the next chapter for our brand at Cabot Saint Lucia."
Cabot Saint Lucia will be home to a residential community with world-class amenities, a boutique resort and a golf club with masterful Coore & Crenshaw course. Thompson will lead development of the golf course, hospitality and real estate offerings, and drive revenue and profitability through hotel, real estate, food and beverage and ancillary activities.
Thompson brings prior experience from Chief Executive Officer roles in the Caribbean, most recently at Sunshine Snacks Ltd., a leading snack manufacturer, and Canboulay Energy Capital, a private equity energy fund. She is also a Founding Director of Yay! Entertainment Limited, the franchise holder and operator of the Chuck E. Cheese's family entertainment restaurant brand in Trinidad & Tobago. Before returning to Trinidad & Tobago in 2000, she spent several years in management consulting at the Boston Consulting Group in Toronto, New York, Buenos Aires and Australia in the areas of strategy, organizational development, acquisitions and process reengineering.
Thompson holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen's University in Canada and a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School.