Friday 18 September, 2020

New appointment made to Republic Bank Board

Republic Bank has welcomed a new member to its Board of Directors, following the resignation of another member.

Former Executive Director of Republic Bank Limited (Republic Bank), and former Group General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Republic Bank and Republic Financial Holdings Limited, Jacqueline Quamina, replaces Ian Benjamin who resigned from the Republic Bank Board on January 31, 2018.

Quamina’s appointment took effect on February 1, 2018.

She returns, after retiring on September 15, 2017, after a 20-year career at Republic Bank.

Quamina has wide experience in banking, finance and corporate law in the Caribbean, as well as in communications, governance and compliance. She is a Director on the Board of Republic Bank (Barbados) Limited and Unilever Caribbean Limited.

She is also Chairman of The National Insurance Board and a past Director of the Caribbean Corporate Governance Institute. More recently, she participated in the Corporate Governance, Executive Education Programme at Stanford University, San Francisco and has completed the Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Canada Director Education and Accreditation Programme and the Certificate in Corporate Governance at the Caribbean Corporate Governance Institute.

The newly appointed Board member holds a Bachelor of Laws from The University of the West Indies (UWI) and was called to the Bar of England and Wales where she is a member of Gray’s Inn.

She holds a Master of Arts from the University of London and an Executive MBA from the University of the West Indies, and is a graduate of the American Bankers Association Stonier Graduate School of Banking and the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Programme.

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