ECCB Appoints a New Governor

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The Monetary Council has appointed Timothy Antoine as Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB).

Antoine, a Grenadian national, succeeds Sir K Dwight Venner who retired on November 30, 2015.

He is the holder of a BSc degree in Economics with Management from the University of the West Indies and an MSc in Social Policy and Planning from the London School of Economics.

The appointment of Antoine followed a process that included identification of suitable candidates by a Search Committee led by Sir Errol Allen, interviewing of these candidates and the submission of recommendations of the Search Committee to the Monetary Council.

The Monetary Council, the highest decision making body of the ECCB, interviewed the two top ranked candidates before making its decision.

In welcoming the new ECCB Governor, Victor Banks, Chief Minister of Anguilla and Chairman of the Monetary Council, noted that “Mr Antoine is an outstanding Caribbean professional with a clear vision for the ECCB and demonstrated commitment to the development of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union”.

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