Ryland T. Campbell

Ryland T. Campbell C. D., Chairman, Group President & CEO

Ryland T. Campbell C. D., Chairman, Group President & CEO, is a Teacher turned Banker, who was educated at the Columbia State University, the University of the West Indies and the Mico College.

Mr. Campbell has key responsibilities for the overall strategic corporate development, policy development and implementation, and the general administration of the Capital & Credit Group of Companies.

He has held several executive management positions in commercial and merchant banking during his over 34 years in the Jamaican banking industry.

On October 20, 2008, Mr. Campbell was conferred with the prestigious national award, Order of Distinction in the Commander Class (CD), for his contribution to the field of banking, community and national service.

But his reputation for excellence far precedes his most recent accomplishments; evidenced by the growth of the Capital & Credit Financial Group’s (CCFG) assets under management from $40 Million in 1994 to $47 Billion at the end of 2008, under his stewardship.

Mr. Campbell garnered another accolade when he won the Jamaica Observer's Business Leader Award for 2005 for his steadfastness in guiding the Group along a consistently profitable path, despite the difficulties faced by the Jamaican financial sector.

He is a recipient of the Mico College Millennium Award; the Ernst & Young Caribbean Entrepreneur Award 2000 for Financial Services, and has been named to the prestigious International Who's Who – a group of worldwide business and professional leaders.

Mr. Campbell who is the Founding and immediate Past Chairman of the Board of the National Health Fund also serves as Chairman of the Jamaica Institute of Business Leaders.

He was recently appointed Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Mico University College and is a member of several other Boards including; the University of Technology Jamaica (UTECH), the Cultural Council of UTECH and the Early Childhood Commission. He is also a Director of CARI-MED Limited and is a former Chairman of Nationwide News Network Limited.

Mr. Campbell has been the Co-Founder of the Group and a Director and Chairman of Capital & Credit Merchant Bank since its inception. He is the Founder of the Capital & Credit Scholarship Programme which began in 1999. Since 2004, he has been an Advisor to the Jamaica Association of Persons with Mental Retardation.

Mr. Campbell is also a Past President of the Rotary Club of Kingston Downtown and a Paul Harris Fellow. His hobbies are reading, walking and listening to music.

 

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