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First Global Bank comes to Ocho Rios

Published:Monday | February 22, 2016 | 2:00 AM
Members of the FGB Touchpoint project team, tasked with equipping the bank’s branches with the latest in banking technology. (From left) Fallon Martin, tester; Tamara Rodgers, senior systems analyst; Sheldon Sterling, IT business systems support analyst; Ava Spence (front), IT business systems support analyst; Janet Robertson, assistant vice-president, project management office; Sheryl Cranston-James, teller; and Nickoy Wright-Lewis, systems analyst.
Don Wehby (left), Group Chief Executive Officer, GraceKennedy, was joined by Maureen Denton, during a tour of the new First Global Bank Ocho Rios branch at the official opening ceremony held recently. Denton is greeted by Peter Lindo, assistant vice president, Marketing & Corporate Communications, who led a demonstration of the Video Teller Machine.
Don Wehby, group CEO, GraceKennedy, paused for a photo op with Arlene Williams, branch manager, First Global Bank, Ocho Rios. The occasion was the official opening of the branch.
Sheldon Sterling, user support analyst, First Global Bank, was awarded by Janet Robinson, assistant vice-president, project management office, First Global Bank, for his contribution to the Touchpoint project, at the official opening of the branch in Soni’s Plaza, Main Street, Ocho Rios, recently.
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FGB Ocho Rios now joins its Montego Bay branch in serving customers on the north coast of the island.

With this opening, FGB will provide individuals and businesses in Ocho Rios and its environs with a full suite of financial services, powered by the latest in banking technology and with a focus on convenience.

This is the second prototype FGB branch, with the first being opened in Manor Park last December.

In addition to the video teller machine, the new branch features a multi-currency dispenser and an Intelligent Deposit ATM, which gives customers access to a suite of automated services that will take convenience to another level.

Multi-currency Dispenser will allow customers to withdraw Jamaican, Canadian and United States currencies from their accounts.

This feature allows FGB customers to execute cross-currency transactions, conveniently buying the offered currencies at the daily exchange rate.

The Intelligent Deposit ATM will recognise and validate inserted notes for immediate cash deposits, without the hassle of a deposit slip or envelope.