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BELIZE BANK (BB) is the first, oldest continuing, and largest bank in Belize
Belize
. It has over BZ$825 million in assets (2007) and BZ$182 million of capital reserves (2007). Its network of 13 branches covers the entire country. BB has a 44% market share in loans and 38% market share in deposits. It maintains an international banking subsidiary in the Turks and Caicos Islands
Turks and Caicos Islands
. Apart from the normal personal and corporate banking service, Belize
Belize
Bank offers high school scholarships and six form scholarships to students in need. A total of 12 students are benefiting from these scholarship programs each year.

CONTENTS

* 1 History * 2 The Board * 3 References * 4 External links

HISTORY

American investors from Mobile, Alabama
Mobile, Alabama
, incorporated the BANK OF BRITISH HONDURAS in 1902, and it commenced operations in 1903. In 1912 Royal Bank of Canada
Royal Bank of Canada
(RBC) bought the bank and proceeded to operate it as a branch.

In 1987, RBC sold the bank to an investment group headed by Lord Ashcroft as Belize
Belize
Holdings, Inc., then Carlisle Holdings, then Belize Bank Holdings; the new owners renamed the bank, " Belize
Belize
Bank".

In 2000, Belize
Belize
Bank established Belize
Belize
Bank (Turks and Caicos) - " Belize
Belize
Bank (TCI)." As a result of expanding Caribbean business, in February 2009, Belize
Belize
Bank Ltd, changed its name to British Caribbean Bank Ltd.

THE BOARD

* Cheryl Jones, non-executive Director (American) * Dr Euric Bobb, non-executive director, (Trinidadian) * Dr Ydahlia Metzgen, non-executive director (American/Belizean) * Lyndon Guiseppi, CEO and Executive Chairman (Trinidadian) * Filippo Alario, Deputy CEO (US/Italian) * Geraldine Davis-Young, non-executive Director (Belizean) * Michael Coye, Chief Financial Officer (Belizean)

REFERENCES

* ^ Belize
Belize
Bank. " Belize
Belize
Bank Scholarship Program". Archived from the original on 3 July 2014. Retrieved 20 July 2014. * ^ "BCB Holdings". Trinidad & Tobego Telegraph. 2009-11-05. Retrieved 2009