Businessman and financier Richard Byles has been selected to succeed Brian Wynter as Bank of Jamaica governor, Jamaican minister of finance Nigel Clarke announced on June 13.
Byles will take over on August 19, after Wynter completes a 10-year term at the head of the organisation.
Wynter received a two-year extension to advance specific reforms. In 2017, he was asked to stay on and play a central role in the formulation of reforms to the Bank of Jamaica Act.
“He has successfully achieved the