The business community says co-owner of Bhagwansingh’s Hardware and Steel Industries Ltd, Helen Bhagwansingh, will always be remembered for her courage, bravery, passion, magnanimous personality, a problem solver, a decision maker, a communicator, a risk taker, an exemplar, and a role model in the sectors in which she was active.
Mrs. Helen Bhagwansingh reportedly passed away Sunday night at the age of 83 years she was inducted into the T&T Chamber’s Business Hall of Fame in November 2010.
In 2011 she was bestowed with the country’s highest national award, the Order of Trinidad and Tobago, in recognition of her outstanding community service.
She was also conferred with an honorary Doctor of Laws from the University of the West Indies that same year.
The Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce says it is deeply saddened by the loss of Helen Bhagwansingh, whose pioneering spirit paved the way for countless others in the local business community.
It said Mrs. Bhagwansingh was known as a visionary leader and was thoroughly aware of the trends driving the international economic environment adding with her superior analytical and problem-solving skills, she was able to cut to the core of issues.