News release World Commerce Review is pleased to announce that Brian Stuart-Young, CEO and Chairman of Global Bank of Commerce Ltd, has been awarded the WCR International Banker of the Year 2017. The selection panel took into account product innovation, on-going customer support and best practice criteria as well as a continuing commitment to deploying the best possible solutions for the benefit of their clients. The World Commerce Review Awards are recognised as the principal indications of professional conduct and excellence. Notes to Editors: For press enquiries please contact Tom Page at Phoenix MM. info@worldcommercereview.com About World Commerce Review WCR is the principal B2B publication available today, enjoying editorial and advertising support from some of the world’s leading business and political organisations. WCR exists to realise the potential of globalisation, reviewing the legal, financial and system requirements of 21st century business. Today’s corporate business environment requires strategic planning that is flexible and progressive. WCR provides a balanced, objective view of the political, regulatory, cultural, legal, financial and economic requirements needed to form an effective strategy for taking advantage of the opportunities that globalisation offers. WCR is a seamless guide for use at boardroom and government level. About Brian Stuart-Young Brian Stuart-Young is a Caribbean banker and serial investor in financial services. He is the founder and current Chief Executive Officer of Global Bank of Commerce Ltd, offering international financial services; a founder and current Chairman of Caribbean Union Bank Ltd, a domestic commercial institution; founder and Chairman of Global Processing Centre, a fully certified EFT centre processing Visa, MasterCard and China UnionPay issuing and acquiring card services; and founder and Chairman of SugaPay Ltd, a Caribbean designed alternative payment system using private label card and mobile channels. Stuart-Young has extensive board and senior management experience in Caribbean banking, business, trade and communication. He is knowledgeable on the private and public sectors of several Caribbean countries and is actively involved in the promotion of Antigua’s jurisdiction as a Caribbean hub for foreign direct investments and international financial services. A Fulbright scholar, he is a regular contributor to various leading publications reporting on the regulation, products, and services of financial centres. Global Bank of Commerce Ltd is a Caribbean-owned and operated international bank, offering attractive financial products to its regional and international customers since 1983. It was the first Bank to be licensed in Antigua and Barbuda and has the distinction of being the grandfather of international financial services operating in the jurisdiction's Financial Centre.

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