Vassallo Group of Companies has just announced more appointments at senior executive level as part of Vassallo Group’s vision and strategy for 2020.

Mr James Sciriha has been appointed CareMalta’s Director of Finance. He previously held the position of Financial Controller at the same company. James holds a Bachelor in Commerce and Accountancy from the University of Malta. He is a Certified Public Accountant under The Accountancy Board and is also a full member of the Malta Institute of Accountants. He also holds a Diploma in Fund Administration from the University of Manchester after having completed the course in 2010. He won prestigious awards such as the Institute of Financial Services overall excellent student in 2010 and the John Earland Prize Fund award 2010 supported by the Central Bank of Malta. James started his career in 2007 where he joined the audit department at Deloitte working mainly in the Financial Services Section within the audit department.James joined CareMalta Group as a Group Financial Controller in 2010. During his six years, James was involved in many projects that CareMalta undertook, mainly the winning of Zammit Clapp tender, the opening of the first Rehabilitation Centre in Malta, LiveLife, the opening of Casa San Paolo and the extensions at Casa Arkati, Zejtun Home, Mellieha Home and Zammit Clapp.

Ms Jackie Cordina, who until now occupied the position of Property Administrator at the chairman’s office has been appointed Executive Director of the group’s property companies. Jackie holds over 15 years’ experience working with senior management and board of directors of government entitiesincluding  the Malta Information Technology Authority, Enemalta Corporation, and the Malta Council for Science and Technology.  She used to manage the Chairmen’s office of these entities and also acted as a project co-ordinator on a number of major initiatives including the work of the National Pensions Reform Working Group, the National Council for Science and Technology and acted as executive secretary on a number of committees. In 2008 Jackie joined the private sector as an associate consultant supporting in consultancy assignments related to human resource management and organizational structure and design. She joined joined Vassallo Group in January 2014 and in March of the same year was assigned the position of Property Administrator where she was responsible for the overall management of the properties, both commercial and residential and liaising with the tenants and the maintenance team for certain property related issues.

Ms Janet Silvio, previously Business Development Manager at CareMalta has been appointed Executive Director of HILA Homes, the newest subsidiary company within the Vassallo Group specializing in the care for persons with disability. Janet graduated in Accounting and Management after having successfully completed her studies with the Malta Institute of Accountants. She is also a Certified Public Accountant under the Ministry of Finance in Malta. She worked in public accountants and audit firms for 5 years before moving on to the service industry in 2001 to focus more towards a managerial career, where she worked for 5 years in Senior Management roles for two companies, both leaders in their market.  In June 2014, Janet took up a new role within the company as Business Development Manager, having as her focus the development of services for the disability sector. Through this role, Janet with the help and constant support of CareMalta, gave birth to HILA (Home to Independence and Limitless Abilities), which currently operates Casa Apap Bologna in Mosta, the first home within the private sector to offer respite services to persons with disabilities and will soon be inaugurating its second home, Casa Santa Monica in Qormi, which will offer Independent Supported Living Services.

Commenting on the new appointments Vassallo Group chairman Nazzareno Vassallo said that “these latest appointments at top management level will further strengthen the Group’s management structure which will undoubtedly further consolidate the group’s position as leader in the areas in which it operates. It will also help it achieve the ambitious targets it has set for itself for 2020 and beyond”.