The Caribbean Association of Banks Inc. (CAB) is pleased to announce its new Board of Directors for 2016. The Board is responsible for policy decisions and oversight of the CAB’s operations.
The new CAB Board of Directors comprises:
Chairperson – East Caribbean Financial Holding Co., Ms Joanna Charles
Vice Chairperson – Republic Bank Ltd, Mr Farid Antar
Secretary – Mrs Mary Popo
Director – First Citizens Investments Services Ltd, Mrs Carol Eleuthere-Jn Marie
Director – CARICOM, Mrs Enid Bissember
Director – JMMB Merchant Bank Ltd, Mrs Moya Leiba-Barnes
Director – St Kitts Nevis Anguilla National Bank Ltd, Mr Donald Thompson
Director – Republic Bank (Guyana) Ltd, Mr Richard S. Sammy
Director – Consolidated Finance Co. Ltd, Mr Rolf Phillips
Director – First Global Bank Ltd, Mr Mark Anderson
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-one (51) banks and financial institutions in the Caribbean with an asset base in excess of US$31 billion as at Dec 31, 2015, in addition to twelve (12) Service members comprising regional and international technological and professional institutions and three (3) Honorary Members.
The Chairperson, Ms Joanna Charles, highlights that “considering the slow growth of Caribbean economies, the high cost of compliance with multi-faceted regulatory standards and the continued loss of key correspondent banking relationships, it is important now, more than ever, for the industry and all stakeholders to work together to ensure the viability of the region’s financial services sector.”
Contact: Mary Popo, General Manager
Tel (758) 452â€2877