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Simona Watkis appointed as President and CEO of International Planning (BVI) Limited

30 Jun 2022
Simona Watkis appointed as President and CEO of International Planning (BVI) Limited

International Financial Planning (BVI) Limited (IFP) | Member of the PROVEN Group of Companies

The Board of Directors of International Financial Planning (BVI) Limited (IFP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Simona Watkis as President & CEO as at June 20, 2022

Simona is an accomplished and multitalented Executive with domestic and regional experience in sales, business development, operations, P&L responsibility, multichannel product distribution and marketing, involving both start up and growth organizations.

She was previously the CEO of NCB Capital Markets (Barbados) Limited where she led the strategic direction with full responsibility for local and regional business expansion and product development. During the time she successfully led a team of revenue drivers in wealth management, syndication, and investment banking, along with other business critical functional operations to ensure that all aspects of the company were efficient.

At IFP, Simona will be responsible for regional expansion and fostering development within the market by providing investors with greater investment opportunities particularly through fixed income investments and structured financing.

Simona is a mother to three (3) boys: Alex who is currently pursuing a degree in Canada and Daniel and Luke who reside in Barbados. Simona is a cultural tourist at heart and has visited many countries. She sits as Director of the Barbados Stock Exchange, where she serves on the Audit & Finance Committee and the Viability Committee. As a member of the Barbados Chamber of Commerce she serves as council member and sits on the Finance Committee.  Simona currently lives in the Cayman Islands and has lived and worked in the Caribbean for over (20) years.  

We wish Simona every success in her role as President & CEO – International Financial Planning Limited.