JM | Mar 5, 2023

Another Access Financial Services manager resigns

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Third resignation in recent months

Access Financial Services Ltd.

Durrant Pate/Contributor

Jamaican micro financier, Access Financial Services (AFS) has been rocked by the resignation of another senior staff.

The latest resignation is that of Keisha Smith, manager- human resources & training. Her resignation, the third in recent months, takes effect on April 7.

In confirming the resignation in a regulatory filing with the Jamaica Stock Exchange, where the company shares are traded, the Board of Directors thanked Smith for her service and contribution to the organisation and the diligence with which she executed her duties. The board wished Smith the best in her future endeavours.

Keisha Smith

On December 9, last year, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Frederick Williams resigned chief executive officer, effective the same day. Williams had originally joined the microcredit company on October 7, 2019. Williams took on the role in June 2021 when founder Marcus James stepped up to the role of Executive Chairman.

Williams is the company’s second CEO after James, who founded AFS in September 2000.

Manager in charge of Sales and Marketing, Deveta McLaren left the company at the end of August last year.


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