20Oct/20

CARICOM Chairman receives commemorative bat

first_img Oct 16, 2020 Oct 16, 2020 Barbados releases new COVID-19 Travel Protocols CMO says Saint Lucia at critical stage of COVID-19 outbreak CARPHA Partners with, PAHO to Ensure Caribbean States’… Rt. Hon. Freundel Stuart, CARICOM Chairman and Prime Minister of Barbados examines the commemorative cricket bat with Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma Commonwealth Secretary General, Kamalesh Sharma on Friday presented Prime Minister Freundel Stuart with a commemorative cricket bat of the historic 1950 West Indies tour of England. The presentation of the bat, which bears the signatures of the players, was made in the presence of other CARICOM leaders, as they met with the Commonwealth Secretary General at a special breakfast meeting before the start of Friday’s plenary session, as the 36th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) entered its first day at the Hilton Barbados. Six Eastern Caribbean countries deemed safe for travel – CDC center_img Stage set for CARICOM Summit in BarbadosThe theme Vibrant Societies, Resilient Economies, will guide Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government as they tackle a packed agenda at their Thirty-Sixth Summit that will be held 2-4 July, 2015, in Bridgetown, Barbados. Discussions will focus on issues including energy, in the context of a proposal for a new…July 1, 2015In “Anguilla”CARICOM-UN SG engagement to lead-up to CARICOM SummitA High-Level Strategic Dialogue between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government and the United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon will help set the tone for the Thirty-Sixth CARICOM Summit from 2-4 July, in Bridgetown, Barbados. The engagement in the morning of Thursday 2 July will be guided by the theme,…July 1, 2015In “General”Barbados PM-CARICOM Chair – upcoming Commonwealth and COP21 Meetings importantMr. Stuart said the potential outcomes of the Paris discussions would be important to Barbados and the CARICOM region, given the projected adverse effects climate change would have on the countries.” The Prime Minister pointed out that the CARICOM Heads of Government at their meeting earlier this year in Barbados…November 21, 2015In “Barbados”Share this on WhatsApp You may be interested in… Oct 16, 2020 Oct 15, 2020 The Commonwealth Secretary General told the Prime Minister that the bat was very significant, since it represented the West Indies spectacular tour of England, where they marked their dominance and all-round superiority as they trounced England to win the series 3-1. The Commonwealth Secretary-General, who leaves office later this year,  is a special guest at the CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting which ends today, Saturday 4 July 2015 (BGIS) Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… last_img read more

20Oct/20

Republic Financial Holdings Limited to acquire Scotiabank’s Banking…

first_img Dec 2, 2019 Scotiabank Sells Belize Operations – CARICOM Business… Dec 17, 2019 These transactions are not financially material to Scotiabank. Scotiabank’s common equity tier one capital ratio will increase by approximately 10 basis points on closing. Until such approvals are obtained and conditions are met, and the transactions close, all Scotiabank operations in these countries will continue as usual. “Scotiabank is proud to work with the Republic Group and Sagicor – both leaders in financial services in the Caribbean who are well positioned to invest and grow these businesses,” said Ignacio (Nacho) Deschamps, Group Head, International Banking at Scotiabank. “We are pleased to partner with Sagicor to deliver an enhanced suite of insurance products and services, underwritten by Sagicor, to our customers and to work with Republic Group, who is committed to delivering enhanced financial products and services that best serve customers’ needs.” “Due to increasing regulatory complexity and the need for continued investment in technology to support our regulatory requirements, we made the decision to focus the Bank’s efforts on those markets with significant scale in which we can make the greatest difference for our customers,” continued Mr. Deschamps. “Scotiabank is committed to the Caribbean as demonstrated by the Bank’s ongoing investment in products, services and processes to provide an enhanced banking experience to customers across the region.” Sagicor is a leading financial services provider in the Caribbean, with operations in 22 countries in the Caribbean, Latin America, the United Kingdom and the United States. RFHL is a leading financial group based in Trinidad & Tobago with operations across the Caribbean and Ghana. As part of the proposed agreements, impacted employees of Scotiabank in the 9 countries will join the Republic Group and employees of Scotia Jamaica Life Insurance Company and ScotiaLife Trinidad and Tobago Limited will join Sagicor, or a new licensed insurance sales entity that will be created as a result of this transaction. Scotiabank is committed to working closely with RFHL and with Sagicor to provide the smoothest transition possible for all customers and employees. Scotiabank’s Global Banking and Markets Division acted as exclusive financial advisor to Scotiabank on both transactions. Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP acted as Scotiabank’s legal advisor on the sale of its’ banking operations in the 9 Caribbean countries. Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP acted as Scotiabank’s legal advisor on the sale of its insurance businesses in Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago and partnership with Sagicor. About ScotiabankScotiabank is Canada’s international bank and a leading financial services provider in the Americas. We are dedicated to helping our more than 25 million customers become better off through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets. With a team of more than 97,000 employees and assets of $998 billion (as at October 31, 2018), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: BNS) and New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: BNS). For more information, please visit www.scotiabank.com and follow us on Twitter @ScotiabankViews. SOURCE Scotiabank For further information: For media enquiries only: Juan Iramain, Global Communications, Scotiabank, Juan.Iramain@scotiabank.com, PH: (416) 866-4362; For investor enquiries only: Phil Smith, Investor Relations, Scotiabank, Philip.smith@scotiabank.com, PH: (416) 863-2866 Share this:PrintTwitterFacebookLinkedInLike this:Like Loading… These agreements are subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions. The transaction is also subject to the closing of the announced transaction whereby Sagicor will be acquired by Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation subject to conditions in and pursuant to a plan of arrangement and the surviving entity will continue the Sagicor brand and be publicly-listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Scotiabank has also entered into an agreement to sell its banking operations in 9 non-core markets in the Caribbean (Anguilla, Antigua, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, St. Maarten, St. Vincent and the Grenadines) to Republic Financial Holdings Limited (“RFHL”). The agreement is subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions. Republic Financial Holdings Limited to acquire Scotiabank’s Banking Operations in Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, St. Maarten, St. Vincent and the Grenadines TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2018 /CNW/ – Scotiabank today announced agreements with respect to certain of its Caribbean operations, as part of its strategy to focus the Bank’s efforts on its core markets with significant scale. As part of this strategy, Scotiabank’s subsidiaries in Jamaica (Scotia Group Jamaica Limited, “Scotiabank Jamaica”) and Trinidad & Tobago (Scotiabank Trinidad & Tobago Limited, “Scotiabank Trinidad & Tobago”) announced that they will enter into a 20-year distribution agreement with Sagicor Financial Corporation Limited (“Sagicor”) through which an enhanced suite of market-leading insurance products and solutions, underwritten by Sagicor, will be offered to Scotiabank customers in Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago. As part of this partnership, Scotiabank Jamaica and Scotiabank Trinidad & Tobago have entered into agreements to sell their respective insurance subsidiaries: Scotia Jamaica Life Insurance Company and ScotiaLife Trinidad and Tobago Limited to Sagicor. The Bahamas Government going digital – CARICOM… center_img Barbados PM wants more collaboration among African,… Jul 6, 2020 Jun 29, 2020 You may be interested in… Belize PM concerned over Scotiabank sale – CARICOM… Impact of proposed Scotiabank sale to be assessed in accordance with Treaty – CCCThe CARICOM Competition Commission (CCC) has said that any impact the proposed acquisition of Scotiabank by Republic Financial Holdings Limited will be assessed in accordance with the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas (RTC). The Commission, a CARICOM Institution that was established by Article 171 of the RTC, is mandated to promote…December 5, 2018In “Business”Competition Commission flags ‘anti-competitive’ effects of intended sale of Scotiabank assetsThe intended sale of ScotiaBank’s assets in nine Caribbean countries could have anti-competitive effects in at least three Member States, the CARICOM Competition Commission said. ScotiaBank last November announced its intention to sell banking assets in nine English- and Dutch-speaking countries in the Caribbean: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada,…April 1, 2019In “Anguilla”Antigua, Guyana raise concerns regarding sale of Scotiabank(Barbados Today) — Two Caribbean Community (CARICOM) governments Tuesday expressed some unease at the announcement that the Canadian-based Bank of Nova Scotia had agreed to sell its operations in nine Caribbean countries to a Trinidad-based financial institution. The Antigua and Barbuda government Tuesday said it was “deeply disappointed” that the…November 28, 2018In “Antigua & Barbuda”Share this on WhatsApplast_img read more

20Oct/20

Lund International Names New Channel Manager

first_imgWith more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit.  DeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain. DeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business.  ANOKA, MN — Automotive accessories designer Lund International has added a new executive to its sales and marketing team. Robert Cobb will serve as the company’s new channel manager for the Hardware, Home Center, Mass Merchant Farm and Fleet chains. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Cobb has more than 25 years of experience in the sales field, and comes to Lund International from Kaba-Ilco, where he serviced accounts such as Home Depot, True Value, ACE Hardware and Wal-Mart while managing a team of sales representatives. Cobb will be based at the Lund International Sales and Marketing offices located in Anoka, Minn. _______________________________________ Click here to view the rest of today’s headlines.,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisementlast_img read more

20Oct/20

Advance Auto Parts Names Vice President, Investor and Media Relations

first_imgROANOKE, VA — Advance Auto Parts has named Adam Bergman to the position of vice president, investor and media relations. Bergman will be responsible for communications with investors, financial analysts, media outlets and news professionals. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Prior to joining Advance, Bergman worked for Dollar Tree Stores, Inc., based in Chesapeake, Va. as director of investor relations. He also worked for Wilbanks, Smith & Thomas Asset Management and Scott & Stringfellow Financial, Inc., both based in Norfolk, Va., as a research analyst. For more information about Advance, go to: www.advanceautoparts.com. _______________________________________ Click here to view the rest of today’s headlines.last_img read more

20Oct/20

Beck/Arnley Promotes Sandy Norris to Marketing Manager

first_imgDeMoulpied has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the United States Air Force Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Dayton in Marketing and International Business. He served six years with the USAF overseeing the development of technology used on fighter aircraft and the E-3 Surveillance aircraft, finishing his career honorably as Captain. DeMoulpied comes to LSI from the Private Client Services practice of Ernst & Young where he managed strategy & operations improvement engagements for privately held client businesses. Some of his prior roles include VP of strategic development, director of strategic initiatives, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt at OptumHealth, UnitedHealth Group’s health services business, as well as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt at General Electric, where he applied operations improvement principles to customer service, supply chain and product development. A successful entrepreneur, deMoulpied is also the founder of PrestoFresh, a Cleveland-based e-commerce food/grocery business.  LSI President Brett Tennar says, “Steve’s success in developing operational strategies that improves the bottom line, builds teamwork, reduces waste and ensures quality product development and distribution checks many of the boxes of what we were looking for in a COO. This, coupled with his career in the Air Force working with highly technical systems and his in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and Business Process Management sealed our offer. As our tagline states, our products are Powered by Science. This data driven approach is one reason why our company has grown exponentially as we employ the most advanced technology to product development. I am confident that Steve is the right person to drive operational strategy for our diverse and growing brands.” Advertisement With more than 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical products. Combined, his prior positions have required a spectrum of skills in corporate strategy, operations improvement, product quality, and revenue cycle management. He has an impressive history of utilizing data driven problem solving (Lean Six Sigma) and project management (PMP and CSM) to achieve strategic goals surrounding customer satisfaction, operational efficiency and improved profit.  SMYRNA, TN — Beck/Arnley has promoted Sandy Norris to marketing manager. In her new position, Norris is responsible for managing the marketing department, which includes overseeing all promotional programs, designing advertisements, marketing materials and packaging, in addition to maintaining the company’s website and coordinating trade shows and other events. She will report to Anne Coffin, vice president of marketing. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement “I would like to congratulate Sandy on her recent promotion,” said Coffin. “She is a dedicated member of the Beck/Arnley family who has proven that she possesses the characteristics it takes to excel in her new position. Her experience with Beck/Arnley, extensive knowledge of the foreign nameplate repair industry and artistic talent will prove to be invaluable assets in her role as marketing manager.” Norris began her career with Beck/Arnley in 1992 as an administrative assistant in the catalog department. She was then promoted to the position of catalog specialist, where she coordinated all phases of catalog production. In early 2006, Norris moved to the marketing department, where she assumed the position of marketing coordinator. Norris attended Middle Tennessee State University and received her degree in mass communications. For more information about Beck/Arnley, go to: http://www.beckarnley.com.,Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, recently announced the expansion of senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO). AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisementlast_img read more

20Oct/20

NOW HIRING: Catalog Data Analyst

first_imgCatalog Data Analyst Located in Langhorne, Pa., an automotive parts manufacturing company is currently seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented person with experience in the Automotive Cataloging Industry. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to manage and analyze our electronic catalog data. The qualified candidate will work with our catalog vendors to ensure we have the latest and most accurate data, as well as, work independently to update catalog data and maintain associated catalog and vendor files. The individual selected for this important role will also be responsible for communications to the stores and rollout of special projects. AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Successful candidate must possess superior problem solving skills with an ability to examine and programmatically clean data of various types/formats. Must be detailed oriented, function effectively in a team environment as well as independently. This position requires electronic catalog experience in either automotive after-market industry.  Knowledge of AAIA/ACES standards a plus. Position: Catalog Data Analyst Location: Langhorne, PA (prefer local candidates) Duration: Full Time opportunity Pay: Depending on experience JOB DESCRIPTION/ RESPONSIBILITIES: ·    Maintain electronic catalog database ·    Submit catalog updates in AAIA format ·    Design and print paper catalogs ·    Research and develop new applications ·    Research, collect, and update product vehicle applications ·    Research and maintain cross reference files for all catalogued product lines ·    Research product data and resolve data discrepancies ·    Respond to specific data requests from retailers through sales and marketing ·    Integrate data from OE supplier into master application database ·    Maintain competitive product interchanges ·    Perform market research and data analysis of vehicle population and OE part number resource files to validate addition of new part numbers to product offering. ·    Assist Purchasing and Product Development departments with category management decisions, and interface with them for the planned introduction of new part numbers. ·    Participate in maintenance of catalog data in ACES and Legacy AAIA formats, as well as any customer specific formats that may be necessary. ·    Also assist with paper catalog production. ·    Assist with competitive interchange production and competitive pricing analysis. Advertisement JOB REQUIREMENTS: ·         Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, Access & Outlook ·         AAIA and ACES formats ·         Administrative, organizational and communication skills ·         Ability to work in a team environment ·         Automotive technical background (mechanic, work on cars, etc.) Other Desired Experience: ·         ASE Certification ·         Vertical Development ·         MAS 200 ·         Adobe products If you are interested in the opportunity listed above, please reply directly to nreidel@aerotek.com or jnelson@aerotek.com.last_img read more

19Oct/20

Obituary: Verner ‘Rex’ Rexroth Dec. 25, 1921 – June 4, 2019

first_imgVERNER ‘REX’ REXROTH Dec. 25, 1921 – June 4, 2019Verner ‘Rex’ Rexroth was born in Denver, CO on Christmas Day 1921 and passed away June 4, 2019 in Carlsbad, CA.Rex attended Colorado University in Boulder where he met the love of his life, Marilyn, and graduated with a BS in Electrical Engineering. Marilyn and Rex were married in September 1943 and started their lives together in Denver.In 1947 they moved to the small community of Los Alamos where he worked at the laboratory and they raised their 4 children. After a 36 year career at LANL, they retired to Carlsbad, CA in 1985. Marilyn and Rex shared a love of family, music, travel, and service in their churches the United Church in Los Alamos and The Village Church in Rancho Santa Fe, CA.Rex was preceded in death by his wife of 73 years Marilyn Gerhardt Rexroth; his sister, Jean; his brother, Chuck; and his daughter Jo Ann Rexroth Rivers.Rex is survived by his son, Paul and wife Shirley of Albuquerque, NM; his daughter Sally Fuller and husband Jim of Whitwell, TN; and his daughter Trudi Rexroth of Albuquerque, NM.  Surviving grandchildren are Nick Rexroth and wife Susan and Melody Rexroth all of Las Cruces, NM; Lester Rivers and wife Elizabeth and Loren Rivers all of Lake Montezuma, AZ; Darlene Leon and husband Christian of Tempe, AZ; Danielle Geromini and husband Daniel of Gilbert, AZ; Tabitha Fanning and fiancé Ian Woodgate of Phoenix, AZ; Joshua Fanning and wife Audra of Camp Pendleton, CA and great grandchildren Riley Jo Rivers, Ashyre and Bryce Rexroth.A private service and will be held at the United Church on July 13.last_img read more

19Oct/20

Dance Arts Los Alamos Spring Registration Now Open

first_imgScene from DALA production. Courtesy/DALA Scene from DALA production. Courtesy/DALA Scene from DALA production. Courtesy/DALA Register now for spring dance classes at danceartslosalamos.org. Dance Arts offers dance classes ages 18 months (Mommy and Me) and up. Early Childhood classes, Classical Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Musical Theater and more. Classes are offered in Los Alamos and White Rock. Scene from DALA production. Courtesy/DALA Scene from DALA production. Courtesy/DALA DALA News: Dance Arts Los Alamos Spring Registration now open. Classes start Jan. 4, 2020. Dance Arts Los Alamos is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization. Offering two stage performances per year and a variety of dance forms to all ages, Dance Arts Los Alamos has been serving the Los Alamos community since 1992. Scene from DALA production. Courtesy/DALA Scene from DALA production. Courtesy/DALAlast_img read more

19Oct/20

RTD MLK Holiday Schedule And Closures

first_imgRTD News:The North Central Regional Transit District (RTD) “Blue Buses”, will not be in service Monday, Jan. 20 in observance of the Martin Luther King holiday.The RTD 255 Mountain Trail Route to Ski Santa Fe, the 341 TSV Green Route to Taos Ski Valley and the 800 Angel Fire route will be operating Monday.last_img

19Oct/20

Business Loan Guarantee Program Webinar To Assist With Negative Economic Impacts Of Coronavirus At 1 P.M. Today

first_imgCHAMBER News:The New Mexico Economic Development Department (NMEDD) has created a program to assist businesses seeking emergency loans or lines of credit to deal with negative economic impacts from COVID-19.The free webinar is 1 p.m. today, March 17 and registration required because there are limited spots available. REGISTER HERENMEDD can guarantee a portion of a loan or line of credit up to 80 percent of principal or $50,000.Loan proceeds are flexible and can be used for (and not limited to) the following:working capital;inventory; andpayroll.We invite lenders, banks, Economic Development Organizations, and others to tune in to this information session for updates on the program as well as other resources on how to help your customers affected by COVID-19.Spaces are limited to the first 100 attendees, so login early. If you are unable to access the presentation, you can call in and join by phone.A recording of this webinar will be available today shortly after its conclusion. For more information, email Johanna Nelson or call 505.827.0264.last_img read more