Cabot, the developer and operator of master-planned golf resort communities, announced 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.
Cabot is the developer and operator of a diverse collection of master-planned golf resort communities. The portfolio includes the award-winning Cabot Cape Breton in Nova Scotia and most recently added Cabot Saint Lucia. Cabot continues to build upon a legacy of excellence in golf, luxury residential offerings and boutique resort lifestyle across each unique property, where owners and guests have exclusive access to destination specific experiences and an unparalleled quality of service. For more information, visit www.cabotlinks.com.