Published On: Tue, Nov 12th, 2019

Republic Bank Introduces Country Manager For Sint Maarten

Ignacia Florence William-Bachellor SXM - BankPhilipsburg, November 11, 2019: Republic Bank (EC) Limited has introduced Mrs. Ignacia Florencia William-Bachellor as its Country Manager for banking operations here in St. Maarten.

Mrs. William-Bachellor began her banking career right out of high school, as a teller at Scotiabank, St. Maarten. Throughout her 37 years in the bank, she rose through the ranks, and served in the capacities of Senior Operations Officer of the Tellers department, Commercial Services Officer at the Administration and Human Resources departments, and Merchant Services Officer, as well as a member of the Special Projects team during conversion exercises for the San Salvador and Costa Rica, and Dominican Republic locations. Mrs. William-Bachellor’s last appointment was as the Branch Manager of St. Maarten’s Simpson Bay branch.

In addition to her deep interest and extensive training in banking, Mrs. William-Bachellor harbors interests in computers and technology, sport, culture, and languages. She is fluent in both English and Spanish and is an avid softball and volleyball player. She is also a board member of St. Maarten’s National Institute for Advancement and works with a number of volunteer organizations, including the UJIMA Foundation, St. Maarten Home and DOET Foundation.

Mrs. William-Bachellor’s appointment follows the acquisition of the operations of the Bank of Nova Scotia by Republic Financial Holdings Ltd. Republic Bank opened its two branches, staffed by more than 50 employees, to the public on Friday, November 1, 2019.

With a diverse network of 118 branches, in 14 territories and more than 5,900 employees, Republic Bank has been building relationships with stakeholders and serving customers for 182 years. Socially responsible and deeply committed to building successful societies wherever it operates, the Bank will soon introduce its “Power to Make a Difference” corporate social responsibility program to St. Maarten.