Published On: Fri, Aug 25th, 2017

Appointment Supervisory Board Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten

Supervisory BoardWILLEMSTAD - Five members of the Supervisory Board of the Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten were sworn in by the Governor of Curaçao. Together with the members of Sint Maarten who were sworn in by their Governor on Monday, the team is complete. Their appointment has also been officially confirmed by the National Decree.

With the approval of their nomination, the Supervisory Board of the Central Bank consists of Etienne Ys as Chairman and Jeanette Hagen, Ajamy Baly, Dennis Richardson and Rignaal Francisca as general members. Ahmed Bell has also been appointed as a general member of the Board but he is currently abroad and will be sworn in upon return.

Following the solemn swearing in ceremony, the Board held its first meeting. The meeting started with a welcome word from the Chairman in which he paid attention to the responsibilities of the Board. He also indicated that the Board enjoys the trust of both Council of Ministers of Curaçao and Sint Maarten that they will perform their duties as supervisors of the Central Bank.

Supervisory Board1The Ministers of Finance of Curaçao and Sint Maarten stressed on the new Supervisory Board that this is an important task. They are on the road to more positive times for the Central Bank.

One of the first priorities of the Supervisory Board is to ensure continuity of the Board of Directors (Executive Board) of the Central Bank. Other points of interest are the Central Bank's relationship with international financial institutions and the population of Curaçao and Sint Maarten in particular.

The Ministers of Finance will soon appoint the seventh member of the Supervisory Board. After a long time, the Board will be complete again.

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