Ken Gordon

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Kenneth Gordon
Born 1930 (age 86–87)
Nationality Trinidadian
Occupation Businessman and former publisher

Kenneth "Ken" Gordon (born in 1930) is a Trinidadian businessman and former politician.

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After attending Saint Mary's College in Port of Spain, Trinidad, he went away to the United States and United Kingdom for further studies. He entered broadcasting in the early 1950s as a radio announcer for Radio Trinidad. He later became chairman of a conglomerate. In 1986 he was appointed a Minister of Tourism under the National Alliance for Reconstruction as a senator.

He married three times, his present wife being Marguerite Gordon. He has four children.

He was instrumental in introducing the first private television station in the English Caribbean, CCN TV6, and Prime Radio, which is owned by Trinidad and Tobago Express Newspapers Limited, in 1991. He was the chairman[1] of that company until 2006, when he became chairman of the West Indies Cricket Board.[2] On 28 October 2011 he was appointed Chairman of the Trinidad and Tobago Integrity Commission.[3]

His autobiography, Getting it Write: Winning Caribbean Press Freedom, came out in 1999 from Ian Randle Publishers.[4]

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