The Caribbean island country of Jamaica is a top draw for tourists seeking a tropical paradise, but it also hosts a stable and growing economy serviced by a dynamic banking sector. Driving the digital transformation is First Global Bank, which has served Jamaican communities ably for the past 50 years. In our interview, President and CEO Mariame McIntosh Robinson and Vice President Arlene Williams describe FGB’s vision, values and latest innovations.
Interview with Ms. Mariame McIntosh Robinson, President and CEO, and Mr. Norman Thompson, Vice President Corporate Banking, of First Global Bank
First Global Bank is living up to its name by being the first to introduce a number of banking breakthroughs in Jamaica. True to its mission statement, FGB seeks to empower people to get ahead in life and business. International Banker spoke with its president and CEO, Mariame McIntosh Robinson, and vice president of corporate banking, Norman Thompson, to learn more about what this forward-looking bank is up to these days.
Interview with Mr. Patrick Hylton, President and Group Chief Executive Officer, NCB Financial Group Limited
National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited has been meeting the needs of the residents of Jamaica for the past 182 years. Despite its long history, it has adapted with changing times and is dedicated to continually reinventing itself. In our interview with him, President and Group CEO Patrick Hylton explains NCB Financial Group Limited’s plans to achieve such goals as building a world-class digital experience for its customers and accelerating its regional expansion.
The picturesque Caribbean island of Jamaica is home to three million people, and many of them turn to one of the country’s oldest and today its largest financial institution, National Commercial Bank Jamaica (NCB). Serving a diverse group of customers ranging from individuals to government agencies, NCB is committed to offering a broad selection of financial products and services from retail accounts to pension funds.
Within Jamaica’s at times sluggish economic climate, Victoria Mutual Building Society has proved to be an invaluable engine for improvement and growth for more than a century. By concentrating on building up communities and the financial independence of its Members, VMBS has innovatively transformed the spheres within which it operates.