About Us

 

Welcome to The Office Authority Ltd.  We are a fully integrated supplier of school and office products, commercial printing, advertising specialties, business machines and paper products.  Our name “Office Authority” reflects the strength of our legacy businesses – Trinpad, Media Sales, Media Print, CPPP and Eric Solis Marketing, although we have integrated their individual offerings to provide our customers with a more complete and seamless solution. Headquartered in Trinidad and Tobago, we are the largest group of our kind in the English speaking Caribbean.

Our Divisions reflect over 50 years of solid reputation representing some of the world’s most powerful brands. The combination of these Divisions under one umbrella allows us to enjoy operating synergies, the benefits of which are passed onto our customers.

Our team of knowledgeable sales personnel can fulfil your needs for:

  • Business, office and stationery supplies
  • School supplies
  • Advertising Specialties with custom-branding
  • Business machines and consumables including imaging and printing supplies
  • Office furniture and equipment
  • Commercial printing services – offset, digital and wide-format
  • Copying, binding, collating, book restoration
  • Standard and customized envelopes
  • Conference, Seminar and Event solutions
  • General procurement services

Our Directors

Angella Persad
Chairman
Angella.Persad@officeauthoritygroup.com

Angella is the Executive Chairman of The Office Authority Group, which she was instrumental in forming to acquire the interests of several businesses in the office supplies and print business. Prior to joining this group in 2007, she was employed at Ernst & Young for 10 years where she served as the Country Managing Partner of the Trinidad office and also led the Transactions Advisory Services Practice. Before that, she was employed at Development Finance Limited for 8 years culminating in the positions of Senior Corporate Manager and Corporate Secretary. Angella holds an MBA with Distinction from the Manchester Business School and a Masters Degree in Accounting from UWI. Angella is a Past President of the Trinidad & Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce. She is also a Director of the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business.

Rishi Baddaloo
Group Managing Director
Rishi.Baddaloo@officeauthoritygroup.com

Rishi joined the company in 2011, having worked as a Manager in Transactions Advisory Services at Ernst & Young, where he consulted to several companies in strategy and mergers & acquisitions. He holds a BSc in Management Studies from UWI with first class honours and has the distinction of being the first student in the university’s history to graduate with Grade A in all qualifying subjects. He also holds an MBA from Vanderbilt University having graduated Beta Gamma Sigma, and is a Fulbright Scholar, a Richard S. Weinberg scholar and a National Scholar.

Hance Persad
Director
Hance.Persad@officeauthoritygroup.com

Hance Persad has been the Managing Director of Trinpad for more than 25 years. Trinpad, founded by his father in 1963 is Trinidad & Tobago’s first manufacturer of school paper products eg. exercise books and note books. He has presided over the growth and diversification of the enterprise and today Trinpad is one of the largest printing and paper conversion establishments in the country, having expanded into cheque production, promotional products and office furniture. Hance is a graduate of the University of Manchester Business School with an MBA in Finance.

Geoffrey Ferreira
Non-Executive Director

Having successfully completed his studies at St. Mary’s College, Geoffrey joined Media Sales Limited, the fledgling family business in 1978. Over the last 30 years he has held senior positions in purchasing, operations and sales taking on more and more responsibility as the company grew. In 2004 Geoffrey assumed the position of Managing Director and guided the company to its most successful years. In 2006 when the family sold out their interest in the company Geoffrey remained as the Managing Director. He was instrumental in the acquisition of the 5 acre plot of land in El Socorro and the construction of the centralized offices and warehouse which the business occupied in 2008. 


Other Leadership Team Members

Mukesh Mahangoo
Group Financial Controller
Mukesh.Mahangoo@officeauthoritygroup.com

Mukesh joined the company in 2014 having worked in the tissue paper industry for the previous twenty two years. He was the Financial Controller of Trinidad Tissues Group of Companies when it was acquired by Grand Bay in 2009. He was subsequently appointed Chief Financial Officer of their Trinidad operations. He is a qualified accountant holding the designation of FCCA.

Mohan Ramnath
General Manager, Operations
Mohan.Ramnath@officeauthoritygroup.com

Suresh Ramsundar
General Manager, Eric Solis Marketing Ltd
Suresh.Ramsundar@officeauthoritygroup.com

This team leads a dedicated staff of 300 employees.