Jamaica Bankers Association has a new President

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David Noel, Nigel HolnessThe Jamaica Bankers Association is a non-profit organization, with a mission to ensure the strength and continuing success of its member organizations by promoting a safe, vibrant and competitive banking sector through an effective programme of advocacy and education that will also enhance the economic well being of consumers within the banking community.  Read more about the JBA here

Mr. Noel, on November 1, 2017, assumed the position of Snr. Vice President & Head of the Caribbean Central & North and President & CEO, Scotia Group Jamaica Limited and has the overarching responsibility for the growth and profitable development of corporate, commercial and retail banking, insurance and wealth management within Jamaica, and the Central and North Caribbean islands.  He has a LLB from the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus and was called to the Jamaican bar in 1997.  Employed as an Attorney at Myer Fletcher & Gordon, Mr. Noel focused on commercial litigation matters on behalf of financial institutions and in 2001, he went to Scotiabank as an Attorney in the Corporate & Legal department, and has since then held various positions both in Jamaica and Canada, until his return home with his wife and two children.

His also newly elected supporting team members Jerome Smalling, CEO at JMMB Bank in the capacity of Vice-President, Mariame McIntosh-Robinson, President and CEO at First Global Bank as Treasurer, and Weldon Maddan, COO at MF&G Trust, was returned as Honorary Secretary, are no strangers to the industry and will lend very meaningful support and directive to the mandate of this not-for-profit organisation..

The Jamaica Institute of Financial Services (JIFS) would like to congratulate the newly elected team at the JBA and express that, as the education arm of the JBA, we stand in full support of the mission to ensure the strength and continuing success of our member organizations by promoting a safe, vibrant and competitive banking sector through, 'providing cutting-edge programmes for the continuous building of human and organisational capability in the practice of banking, investments and finance, through research and professional development of knowledgeable, ethical proactive and customer-driven professionals'.

 Jamaica Bankers Association has a new President

 

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