This article will inform readers about the net worth and how rich the businessman and entrepreneur, Lascelles Chin was.
Lascelles Chin is a Jamaican-born entrepreneur who ventured into business as early as 1956. By 1958 Mr. Chin had begun to import black pepper from Asia, and peas from Portugal and the United States. His enterprise was so successful it led to him becoming the island’s largest trader of black pepper.
Mr. Chin’s business has grown from strength to strength. LASCO products have become a household name across the length and breadth of Jamaica, synonymous with quality and affordability. And where the company he founded in 1988, LASCO Distributors Ltd., has dynamically expanded since its inception to become LASCO Affiliated Companies, comprising Lasco Manufacturing, Lasco Financial and Services, and Lasco Distributors.
Mr. Chin’s expertise and guidance have been welcomed by organizations such as the Jamaica Industrial Development Corporation (JIDC), the Jamaica Exporter’s Association (JEA), and the Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO); he is one of the directors of the Kings House Foundation and of the University of the West Indies School of Nursing Advisory Board. Mr. Chin also serves as Executive Chairman of the Boards of LASCO Manufacturing and LASCO Financial Services.
Mr. Chin was recognized and awarded the nation’s 4th highest civilian honor, the Order of Jamaica, in 2001. He has also been awarded two honourary degrees- Doctor of Laws and Doctor of Humane Letters- from the University of Technology, Jamaica, and Northern Caribbean University, respectively.
How much was Chin worth before death?
Lascelles Chin left a massive net worth before his death, but the actual fortune remains unknown. No verified media outlets have shared the facts regarding Chin’s fortune.