CWI extends condolences on passing of Sandals Founder and Chairman, Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart
ST JOHN’S, Antigua — Cricket West Indies today paid tribute to Gordon “Butch” Stewart - who sadly passed away on Monday evening. Mr. Stewart, the outstanding Jamaican businessman and entrepreneur, was the founder and Chairman of Sandals International Resorts Ltd - the long-standing and valued partners of West Indies cricket.
Stewart was a stalwart of the Caribbean society, an iconic figure across the region, and a true supporter of the game of cricket at all levels.
Speaking on behalf of CWI, President Ricky Skerritt said:
“CWI mourns the passing of The Honourable Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart OJ and sends our sincere condolences to his family. He was a life-long West Indies cricket fan, fierce champion of the Caribbean and a major commercial partner. He was also a true West Indian legend in his own right. He established unique and very successful Caribbean brands and created many opportunities for young men and women across this region to grow.”