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New Directors and CEO Appointments

30 Jul / 2020

New Directors and CEO Appointments

At the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Shareholders on 29 July 2020, Fidelity Bank (Bahamas) Limited (the Bank), which has its ordinary shares traded on the Bahamas International Securities Exchange (BISX), elected the following Board of Directors, subject to the approval of the Central Bank of The Bahamas where applicable:

 

Mr. Michael A. Anderson

Mr. Gowon N.G. Bowe

Mr. Stuart M. Bowe

Mrs. Jennifer P. Dilbert

Mr. Scott F. Elphinstone

Mr. J. Nicholas Freeland

Mr. Alfred H. Stewart

Mr. Jaffer Sunderji

 

Further, the Bank announced the retirement of Thomas (Tom) F. Hackett as Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Director of the Bank and Fidelity Bank & Trust International Limited and its subsidiaries (collectively, the Fidelity Group).  Tom has served as Group CEO and Director since 2017, leading several restructuring activities involving the Fidelity Group, and prior to this was the Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO).  Tom has been an integral part of the success of the Bank, and the Fidelity Group expressed its great appreciation for his wise counsel during his tenure and looks forward to his continued support, albeit informally.

 

The Bank proudly announced that Mr. Gowon N.G. Bowe will succeed Tom as CEO and Director of the Fidelity Group, including the Bank.  Gowon has a distinguished career as an accounting professional, banker, leader of civic organisations, public speaker and commentator, and prior to this appointment served as Group CFO.

 

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About Fidelity

 

Fidelity Bank & Trust International Limited is a bank holding company incorporated in the Commonwealth of The Bahamas (The Bahamas and the majority shareholder of Fidelity Bank (Bahamas) Limited. It has licensed retail banking subsidiaries in The Bahamas and the Cayman Islands where it operates primarily in the personal banking segment. The Fidelity Group has total assets of over $1 billion.

 

For more information contact:

Antonio Saunders

T.356.7764 Ext. 3129

E. marketing@fidelitybahamas.com