Republic Bank (EC) meets Saint Lucia business community

Republic Bank (EC) has signaled to the corporate community of Saint Lucia that it was ready to do business.

This message was delivered by Michelle Palmer-Keizer, Managing Director of Republic Bank (EC) as guest speaker of the Chamber of Commerce’s first Executive Luncheon for 2020.  

Palmer-Keizer began by introducing the Bank’s management team, singling out Gordon Julien, Saint Lucia’s Country Manager and stating that ‘local input and locally driven decision making is one of the biggest and most immediate changes” that will be felt from Republic Bank (EC).

Providing a short introduction to Republic Financial Holdings, Palmer-Keizer walked the audience through its 182-year history which began in Trinidad and now spans, Ghana, Cayman, Guyana, Grenada, Suriname, Barbados and now the Eastern Caribbean islands of Saint Lucia (its headquarters), St. Vincent, Dominica, St. Kitts/Nevis, Anguilla and Sint Maarten. 

Republic opened its doors to the Eastern Caribbean on November 1st 2019.

Palmer-Keizer spoke of the community outreach focus of Republic Bank noting that through the “Power to Make A Difference” social investment programme, over the last 16 years, Republic Bank has invested in excess of 43 million US dollars, engaged over 1,000 charities and impacted over 1 million lives in the national communities within which the Bank operates.

The full presentation to the Chamber of Commerce can be seen here, through the courtesy of Calabash TV and the St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce.