CAB Director Sean Husain Passes Away

Paramaribo, Suriname, Tuesday, March 24th, 2020: It was with great sadness that the Board and Secretariat of the Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB) Inc. received the news on the evening of Monday 23 March 2020 that Director Sean Husain had passed away. Director Husain took ill suddenly on Monday night, having been involved in calls earlier in the day with fellow CAB Board members.

A well-respected figure in the Caribbean banking and financial services sector, Sean had been with Republic Bank for 26 years, having served in managerial positions in Barbados and Guyana, before taking the reins at Republic Bank (Suriname) NV. A national of Guyana, Sean was also a member of the Board of the Surinaamse Bankiersvereniging – the Suriname Bankers Association, SBV..

Tributes have been pouring in from the regional banking fraternity for Sean Husain, who is survived by his wife, Samantha, and their three children. CAB extends deepest condolences to his family, and the organisation has committed to honouring his memory in a special way.




About the CAB:

Established in 1974, the CAB is a community of banks and other financial institutions in the Caribbean Region, which proactively influences issues impacting the financial services sector through advocacy, education and networking. The CAB represents fifty-six (56) banks and financial institutions in the Caribbean with an asset base in excess of US$41 billion as at Dec 31, 2019, in addition to sixteen (16) Service members comprising regional and international technological and professional institutions and three (3) Honorary Members, and six (6) Associate Members, spanning 20 territories.



For more information contact:

Ms. Wendy Delmar

Chief Executive Officer


Tel (758) 452‐2877

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The Caribbean Association of Banks, Inc. is the representative body and recognized voice for banks and other financial institutions in the Caribbean. We seek to influence policies and legislation which impact the sector by advocating on our members’ behalf and participating in the global network of similar institutions.


  • To the family, friends and members of CAB; please accept my heartfelt sympathies on the loss of Mr Husain.

    May God give him eternal rest.


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