St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): St. Kitts and Nevis' Governor General's Deputy Mr. Dennis Michael Morton receives honors from the Duke of Cambridge at an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
Mr. Morton is now a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for services to commerce and industry.
He had a brief chat with Prince William as he received the honor He was accompanied by his wife Cynthia and children Nigel and Kerry-Anne, according to a media report.
Mr. Morton served as Director of the T.D.C. Corporation from 1976. In 1983, he assumed the position of Executive Director of the T.D.C. Group of Companies, filling the vacancy left by Warren Tyson upon his death. In 2001, Mr. Morton succeeded Mr. Michael King as Chairman of the Board of the T.D.C. Group of Companies, a position he held until his retirement from full time service on February 1, 2014.
He continues as a director of T.D.C. in a non-executive capacity and serves as Marketing and Sales Consultant.
Mr. Morton served as Deputy Chairman of The Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange (ECSE) for over 10 years, as President of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce (CIC) for two 2 year terms, as a director of the Cave Hill School of Business for over 10 years and on a regional advisory committee to the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB).
He is also the Honorary Consul-General for St. Kitts and Nevis to Turkey, Vice Chairman of the National Drug Council and Vice Chairman of the Council of the Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park Society.