The Bryden Stokes Promise
We place the brands at Brydens Stokes Ltd (BSL) into three distinct business divisions: Food & Consumer, Brewery, Wine, Spirits & Tobacco, and Health & Wellness. Our wide network of international suppliers and thriving portfolio make us one of the leading distribution companies on the island.
To support these divisions, we have over 330 employees and a portfolio of 450 quality brands. We make sure to reach the length and breadth of Barbados thanks to our team of 70 sales reps and 20 sales trucks, who work tirelessly to keep your favourite shopping locations supplied with the products you need and love.
We are relationship-driven, and always put the needs of our customers first and the families who rely on our products foremost. We’re not just a distribution company; we build brands, serve communities, and empower local businesses.
We take social responsibility very seriously, and consistently make charitable donations in order to positively impact all levels of Barbadian society. We believe in being active with our presence and also maintain ongoing sponsorships with numerous sporting groups from cricket, football, volleyball, darts, netball, and dominoes.
We place our community at the heart of what we do, and remain steadfast in our commitment to the families and businesses we serve.
Divisional Manager: Brewery | Wine | Spirits & Tobacco
Rohan has over 15 years experience spanning sales, marketing and commercial management. He joins the team from Carreras Ltd (BAT subsidiary in Jamaica) where he recently held the role of Marketing Deployment Manager. He joined BAT in December 2011 within the capacity of Area Sales Manager and subsequently served in several other capacities to include: Trade Marketing & Distribution Manager, Route to Market Project Lead and he was also seconded on an International Assignment to BAT’s Caribbean and Central American Area Office in the capacity of Area Brand Executive overseeing the aspirational premium brands for the Caribbean markets. Before joining Carreras, Rohan held management positions such as Business Unit Manager at HD Hopwood and Company and Dairy Sales Manager at World Brands Services (a Division of Grace Kennedy).
Throughout his career, Rohan can be credited for successfully launching several new products, resulting in increased market penetration as well as implementing several staff recognition initiatives. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Hons) in Management Studies and an MBA Degree in Marketing (Dist.), both from the University of the West Indies and has served as an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Technology. Rohan has a passion for travelling, exercising, reading and cooking.
Divisional Manager: Health | Wellness
Sasha Miller, Health & Wellness Division Manager at Bryden Stokes Ltd, has 14 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical, Consumer Healthcare and Medical Supplies & Equipment Industry.
Sasha, a Sales and Marketing Practitioner, has proven herself formidable in roles such as Medical Sales Representative, Regional Sales Coordinator and Business Unit Head – Ethical Pharmaceuticals.
Having worked for both Multinational and Local Organizations, Sasha develops mutually beneficial initiatives in service of “winning the business”.
Her professional relationships span the Eastern Caribbean States, Northern and Southern Caribbean Territories and the Americas.
Mr. Reyaid Kimkeran holds the position of Finance Manager with Bryden Stokes Limited, with over 26 years' experience in Finance and Accounting across 3 continents.
He is a highly trained Accounting and Finance professional, focused on income generation, profit growth and human capital development. With a wide range of critically important expertise, he continues to develop a strong business acumen and work ethic.
He is the holder of an MBA in Finance, Fintech, Big Data, ACCA from London School of Business and Finance, Certified Associate Project Manager PMP and a Professional Certificate in Process Re-Engineering ALGBS.
Stacy Ann Charles
Head of Sales
Ms. Stacy Ann Charles is Head of Sales for the Food, Consumer, Brewery, Wines and Spirts Divisions. Her role is to manage all sales efforts of the sales team. She ensures that new products are launched and that the company provides excellent customer service to retailers. Added to this, she motivates the team to meet expected Sales and Distribution targets.
She has over 18 years’ experience in Sales, Marketing and General Management in the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods segment. She joins the team from SMJ Beverages Barbados Limited where she recently held the role of General Manager.
Ms. Charles has held several regional management positions in the English and Spanish speaking Caribbean including Export Manager at the Bermudez Biscuit Company and Consumer Marketing Manager for Nestle Trinidad. She is Chartered Institute of Marketing qualified and holds a MBA Degree in Business from the Anglia Ruskin University UK. Ms. Charles is passionate about humanitarian work that impacts women and girls and is currently the Programme Action Chair of Soroptimist International Barbados, a registered Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO)
Emily Rose - Bird
Supply Chain Manager
Emily Rose - Bird
Emily Rose-Bird is the Supply Chain Manager at Bryden Stokes Limited. She has over 18 years experience in the food distribution industry. Previously she held the position of Brand Manager at Massy Stores Barbados where she was exposed to and managed large portfolios with major suppliers across the globe, fostering lasting professional relationships along the way. Later she transitioned to the position of Buying Manager where she gained in-depth training in retail Category Management and Procurement.
She holds a BSc in Human Biology, an MSc in Nutritional Sciences, both from the University of Guelph, Canada and an MBA from Durham University, UK.
Emily's strong passion for nutrition allows her to be quite diverse in her professional contributions. Due to her combined Nutrition and Business Management knowledge base, Emily continues to bring a unique focus to the industry.