Management Changes - Access Financial Services
FOUNDER and Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Marcus James has stepped into the role of executive chairman of the Access Financial Services Group (AFS).
Chief operating officer and general manager of the Jamaican division Frederick Williams has been appointed as the group's CEO. Proven Management Limited CEO Christopher “Chris” Williams stepped down as chairman but remains a shareholder-appointed director of the company. James Morrison has been appointed as the lead independent director. Justine Collins and Michael Shaw are the other independent directors on the board while Neville James and Charmaine Boyd-Walker are the other non-executive directors. AFS's audited financials should be published by next Tuesday after the delay caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic. AFS declared a dividend of $0.20 ($54.90 million), which is the largest dividend paid since the pandemic began and represents part of the company's recovery. It will be paid on July 2 to shareholders on record as of June 18.