ATTENTION: THE COFFEE INDUSTRY BOARD (CIB) WISHES TO INFORM THE PUBLIC, ESPECIALLY PERSONS IN THE COFFEE INDUSTRY, OF A REPORT OF FRAUDULENT ACTIVITY REGARDING THE USAGE OF SEVERAL FAKE EMAIL ADDRESSES OF CIB EMPLOYEES AND LICENSED COFFEE STAKEHOLDERS, BOTH LOCAL AND OVERSEAS Click for Details

CIB's Organizational Structure

BoardDirector GeneralBoard Secretary\Legal OfficerQuality Assurance ManagerAdvisory Services ManagerChief AccountantHR & Communications ManagerSenior Information ManagerRegional Advisory OfficersTraining & and Public Relationship OfficerResearch OfficerQuality Assurance OfficerAdministrative Assistant (EX)Administrative Assistant (EX)Quality Assurance InspectorsAdvisory OfficersAdministrative Assistant (NE)Senior Accounting ClerkAdministrative Assistant (NE)Systems TechnicianShipping & Customs OfficerQuality Assurance Lab TechnicianShipping ClerksShipping & Warehouse ForemanAdvisory AssistantAccounting ClerkReceptionist/Telephone OperatorDocumentation & Information ClerkFiling ClerkOffice AttendantBearerProduction WorkersGardener

The Coffee Industry Board has a workforce of [51] employees the staff is distributed across the island as follows

Location Number of Staff Farmers Licensees
Head office (Kingston, Jamaica) 43 - 21
Eastern Region 2 7,032 4
Central Region 3 800 1
Northern Region 2 650  
Western Region 1 110 1
Total 51 8,592 27
Distribution of Work Force

(11) Staff members  are located in the regions above while (17) or 40% of the Head office staff to include managers use Head Office as their base to plan, organize and schedule activities such as (Seminars, Training, Demonstrations, Shows etc,.)

The 7,032 Registered Farmers in the Eastern Region are in the geographically specific Jamaica Blue Mountain Zone. The 1,500 farmers in other regions (Northern, Central & Western) are estimates of the known and active farmers based on Advisory Services records and will change when a new census of the other producing zones is done.

The 27 Licensees (Dealers & Works) are placed based on where their office and works are located across the Island.