Maryse Penette Kedar

Mrs. Kedar currently works for Royal Caribbean International, serving as a special consultant and the president of Société Labadie Nord (SOLANO), a Haiti registered corporation responsible for the management of Royal Caribbean’s cruise port in Labadie. She is also the founder and Board President of the Progress and Development Foundation (PRODEV). She oversees the foundation‘s efforts to manage three schools which offers a quality education to 1,000 students in different parts of the country. Maryse is also the founder and president of the board of the Haitian Center for Leadership and Excellence (CLE) and is a former Secretary of State for Tourism. Her public career started in the early 1980s, when she successively served as commercial attaché at the Embassy of Haiti in Washington, D.C., Minister Counsellor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Chargé d’Affaires at the Haitian Embassy in Belgium.