'We are committed'
The heads of five major financial institutions yesterday reiterated their ongoing support to micro, small and medium-size enterprises (MSME), summing up their commitment to staying the course.
The heads of five major financial institutions yesterday reiterated their ongoing support to micro, small and medium size enterprises (MSME), summing up their committed to staying the course this way.
Milverton Reynolds, managing director, Development Bank of Jamaica:
"Clearly we are fully committed to the growth agenda as can be seen in the various programmes and products that we are putting out."
Jacqueline Sharp, president and chief executive officer, Scotia Group:
"We continue to be very committed to the SME sector. We want to encourage their growth and are committed to doing a lot more programmes, with the aim of increasing their ability to run their businesses in a manner that we feel comfortable granting credit to..."
Patrick Hylton, group managing director, National Commercial Bank:
"I would say that we are fully committed to the productive sector, including the small and medium enterprises; that we see their growth as our growth because we are largely a Jamaican institution just like many of them."
Douglas Cupidon, head of Corporate Banking, CIBC/First Caribbean International Bank:
"We are committed to what we see as the entrepreneurial spirit in Jamaica and we will work with it."
Maureen Hayden-Cater, president, First Global Bank:
"As a Jamaican company we are fully committed to seeing the growth of Jamaica and in terms of working with the smaller businesses, we have actually set up a unit that specifically train people to look at what is requested and required by this particular group to grow their business. We are committed because if Jamaica grows we will grow."