From The West Indian Encyclopedia
Board member of several companies and Chairman and Chief Executive of Grace Kennedy & Company Ltd.
President & Life Member of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica (PSOJ)
President of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce.
Chairman Jamaica National Export Corporation.
Chairman Jamaica National Investment Promotion Ltd.
Chairman Kingston Wharves Ltd.
Chairman Kingston Terminal Operators Ltd.
Chairman Diary Industries Jamaica Ltd.
Director Bata Shoe Company.
Director Coconut Control Authority.
Director Jamaica Export Credit Insurance Company.
Director Caribbean Atlantic Life Insurance Company Limited.
Director of Pilkington Glass Jamaica Ltd.
Director of Domestic Sales Ltd.
Chairman of the Jamaica College School Board etc.
He was the recipient of a Humanitarian Award at the American Friends of Jamaica's Seventh Annual Jamaica Charity Ball on November 23, 1988. The award was received by Hon. Keith Johnson as he was ill. He also received the Order of Jamaica and Commander of the Order of Distinction.
Selwyn Carlton Alexander died at age 73 on May 23, 1989. The Grace Kennedy Foundation was established in memory with $4.5 million fund to help education in Jamaica. The beneficiary of the fund are institutions with which Mr. Alexander was affiliated. He is acknowledged as a "rare patriot" to Jamaica.