Rolle gets additional five-year term as Central Bank governor

Rolle gets additional five-year term as Central Bank governor
Central Bank Governor John Rolle.

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Central Bank of The Bahamas has announced that the government, through the Cabinet Office, has renewed the appointment of John Rolle as Central Bank governor for a second five-year term, commencing on January 1, 2021.

Rolle also serves as chairman of the board of directors of the Central Bank, and as chairman of the Deposit Insurance Corporation. Rolle was appointed governor in January 2016.

Prior to that appointment, he served as financial secretary in the Ministry of Finance. There, he spearheaded the implementation of the government’s fiscal reform initiatives, which included the introduction of valued-added tax (VAT), strengthening of tax administration systems and enhancing expenditure control frameworks.