JMMB appoints Keisha Forbes as Jamaican country manager

Jamaica Money Market Brokers Limited (JMMBGL) has advised that Keisha Forbes has been promoted into the role of Chief Country Officer (Jamaica).
She will remain as chief executive officer of JMMB, but will now oversee all Jamaican subsidiaries.

The company said in its advisory on June 6, “Keisha has served as the Chief Executive Officer of JMMB since November 2014, and she will continue to hold this position. In her role as Chief Country Officer, she will have oversight and responsibility for the Jamaican entities.”

Jamaican subsidiaries of the company include Jamaica Money Market, JMMB Money Transfer, JMMB Securities Limited and JMMB Bank Limited.

Forbes has over fifteen years’ experience in the financial sector and holds an MBA in Banking and Finance, as well as a BSc in  Business Professional Management.

“Keisha is committed to supporting and leading a positive and engaged team and she is guided by her belief that financial partnership with our clients is not just a ‘buzz phrase’ but our entire way of being,” stated JMMBGL.

JMMBGL also advised that Kwame Brooks, who currently holds the position of General Manager, Trading and Treasury, assumed the additional responsibility/role of Country Treasurer, effective July 1, 2020.

The company said in its announcement, “Kwame is an astute market maker, who is able to extract exceptional returns from capital deployed due to his superior trading instincts, as well as his knowledge and command of the market. Kwame is excellent at connecting the dots quickly, spotting lucrative opportunities and making very profitable business calls.

The company said that in his new role, “Kwame will continue to leverage these strengths to identify opportunities that will maximize the profitability of the country’s treasury solutions in the best interest of our clients and companies in Jamaica.”

The JMMB Group is financial conglomerate serving over 316,000 clients in Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and the Dominican Republic combined, with financial services including  investments,  banking, remittances and insurance brokering.