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A retail legacy of four generations

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008 | Filed Under: Features

...z’s initiative to get back to basics at the 8,000-plus stores worldwide. “We have our own operations team that handles Starbucks training. Your drink has to taste the same in Harbour Bay as it does in Tennessee,” says Andrew Roberts. Already, The Bahamas franchise has grown by seven outlets in just three years with plans for further expansion. For the executive management team, 2008 is all about fine-tuning what already exists. “In this business......


Nassau’s renaissance

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 | Filed Under: Features

...hich 20 per cent is owned by the government, with the majority of the remainder being owned by only two families. Some of the properties at the eastern end of the wharf were destroyed by fire on Valentine’s Day this year and Roberts suggests that some of the owners are looking to sell, for the right price. “This represents a once in a lifetime opportunity to reclaim the city for the community and bring people back into downtown,” says Roberts.......


Betty Roberts scoops Lifetime Achievement Award

Monday, November 16th, 2015 | Filed Under: News & Press

The Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) has announced that Betty Roberts has been selected as the Recipient for the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding, sustained contribution to the industry. BFSB CEO Aliya Allen says: “This role model for women in the industry has always demonstrated her commitment to the sustainability of the financial services sector, no matter what hat she has been wearing at any given time. She has been an......


Callenders partner chosen as real estate expert

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...ecognized by an international association. Last August, he was selected by the Global Law Experts (GLE) as the recommended corporate law attorney in The Bahamas. That appointment by the premier guide for attorneys positioned Roberts as the only GLE-accredited lawyer representing the specific area of practice in the jurisdiction for the next 12 months. “The nominations of one of our partners, Chad Roberts, by two distinguished associations......


Countdown to independence – Larry Roberts – video

Monday, June 24th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

...In the next installment of ZNS Network’s “Countdown to Independence” series, chief executive officer of Bahamas Realty Ltd Larry Roberts gives his thoughts on the historic event.......


AIBT holds AGM – photos

Monday, June 26th, 2017 | Filed Under: News & Press

...) Ltd; Shira Newbold, Intertrust (Bahamas) Ltd; Daniel-Marc Brunner, Syz Bank & Trust Ltd; and Bernard Sechaud, UBS (Bahamas) Ltd. Pictured: (from left) ean-Marc Fellay, AIBT treasurer; Ivan Hooper, AIBT co-chair; Bruno Roberts, AIBT co-chair; and Jan Mezulanik, AIBT deputy chair are joined by AIBT directors and members. (Photo courtesy AIBT) Pictured: (from left) Latonya Tinker, Ministry of Financial Services; Christina Rolle, Executive......


Baha Mar appoints finance execs

Monday, July 15th, 2013 | Filed Under: News & Press

The Cable Beach mega-resort Baha Mar has announced the promotion of Vaughn Roberts and Jeffrey Ballew. Roberts will become the senior vice president of finance and corporate alliances and will be mandated with establishing key partnerships and alliances with retail, restaurant and other groups. In this role, Roberts will also manage the financial reporting, planning and analysis and treasury functions. Ballew will take up the role of vice......


Residency: how to follow your money

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009 | Filed Under: Features

...ified public accountant in 1989 while working with the New York firm of Ernst & Young (formerly Ernst & Whinney) and was appointed a manager of Ernst & Young, Nassau, Bahamas in 1991 and a senior manager in 1994. Roberts left the firm in 1996 to pursue personal business interests and was appointed to the executive management team of a publicly traded international company. He served as a consultant to The Private Trust Corporation......


Made to measure: a fine fit for a family fortune

Wednesday, June 27th, 2007 | Filed Under: Features

...TEP Betty A Roberts currently serves as president & CEO of First Trust Bank Limited, Lyford Cay, Bahamas. A former CEO & managing director of SG Hambros Bank & Trust (Bahamas) Limited (formerly Coutts & Co), Roberts has spent over 30 years in the private banking industry. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, London and a member of The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). Roberts has been an active......


Another reason to look to Bahamas

Thursday, January 4th, 2007 | Filed Under: Features

...& Young, Nassau, Bahamas in 1991 and a senior manager in 1994. He left the firm in 1996 to pursue personal business interests and was appointed to the executive management team of a publicly traded international company. Roberts served as a consultant to The Private Trust Corporation Limited in 2000 and was appointed a director in August 2001. He also served as deputy chairman of the Bahamas Financial Services Board 2002-2004 and as chairman......


Buying into the Berry Islands

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 | Filed Under: Features

...The area is also a diver’s paradise, with a deep-water canyon at Chub Cay where swimmers can view extensive reefs and explore the Canyon’s myriad tunnels and intricate coral formations. “The diving is just superb,” enthuses Roberts, who knows the area well and is a keen diver. “The waters are amazing. I’ve seen hammerhead sharks and Caribbean reef sharks.” Attracting the second-home market With excellent fishing opportunities, stunning dive......


Bahamas gears up for women’s summit

Friday, September 16th, 2016 | Filed Under: News & Press

...t to phenomenal women both at home and globally. Women who have made an impact such as Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija, the richest black woman in the world who is coming in to speak on two panels. In addition you’ve got Sarah Roberts, TD Jakes’ daughter, and her husband coming to speak,” she said. “We are so delighted that the United Nations Women has come on to become a partner with us in this initiative. In addition, Startup......


Callenders appoints new managing partner

Monday, September 12th, 2016 | Filed Under: News & Press

...offices in Nassau, western New Providence and Freeport, Grand Bahama. The appointment followed the death in December 2015 of Colin Callender, the third generation of the family to helm one of the country’s oldest law firms. Roberts called the appointment, effective immediately, “both the greatest honour and the most significant opportunity of my life.” “There is a distinct Callenders corporate culture, a closeness that creates a sense of......


Surge in cruise business for Grand Bahama forecasted

Monday, January 30th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

...rowth and encouraging local entrepreneurs into the industry. “The primary objective of the opportunity awareness seminar is to inform, educate, stimulate and promote opportunities for local Grand Bahamians,” said Roberts. The event will take place on February 9 in Grand Bahama. Roberts also urged the Grand Bahama community as a whole to become active participants in the island’s tourism sector, saying: “Residents all......


Bank rewards medal winners

Friday, August 17th, 2012 | Filed Under: News & Press

Pictured (from left): Wellington Miller, president of the Bahamas Olympic Committee; Demetrius Pinder; Chris Brown; Vaughn Delaney, deputy managing director BOB; Daniel Johnson, Minister of Youth, Sports & Culture; Michael Matthieu; Ramon Miller; and Mike Sands, president BAAA. (Photo by Derek Smith Jr for DP&A) Fresh off their win in the men’s 4×400 m relay in the 2012 Olympics in London, the four Bahamian athletes–dubbed......

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