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Saying Goodbye and Welcome

Retired Deputy Governor the Hon. Donovan Ebanks, MBE, JP

The week starting Monday, 6 February, GIS Spotlight bids goodbye, welcomes incoming top brass and revisits an iconic graduation.

Significant recent changes at the highest level of the Civil Service saw the curtain drop on a long and distinguished career and usher in an exciting new phase for the civil service with the newest appointment.

Join us as we bid goodbye to outgoing Deputy Governor the Hon. Donovan Ebanks, MBE, JP. Hear from some of his top colleagues his significant contributions to the Civil Service spanning 36 years and notably the qualities that characterize his tenure in office.

Next, we welcome the new Deputy Governor the Hon. Franz Manderson, another career civil service officer who has already put in over 30 years.

Learn what is in store for the public service under his helm and hear his plans to elevate the service to a finely-tuned customer service provider. Listen to his colleagues' describe his high standards for the service and for himself.

After that, GIS Spotlight revisits a momentous graduation, the first-ever for the Civil Service College. See what it took for public service officers to receive degrees and diplomas as the culmination of their hard work at continued learning while hard at work at their jobs and families. Be inspired by the works of encouragement they receive.

The weekly programme airs on Cayman27 at 8 p.m. on Monday and 6 p.m. on Saturday. All stories seen in this week's show can also be found on the GIS Marketing and Communications website:

Comments and suggestions about the programme are always welcome. Viewers can provide feedback by e-mailing GIS Spotlight.


For further information contact: Bina Mani