WILLEMSTAD–Interim president-director of the Central Bank of Curaçao and St. Maarten (CBCS) Bob Traa submitted his resignation on November 28 due to personal circumstances, announced the Supervisory Board in a press release
He is stepping down per December 31, after he was appointed head executive of the joint monetary authority in June. The board said it regretted but respected Van Traa’s decision and will communicate on finding a successor later.
“In the short time that he held the position of President of the Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten, Mr. Traa meant a lot to the Bank,” the release added. “Mr. Traa, for example, has given more substance to the elaboration of macroeconomic issues with specific attention to the specificities of each of the countries of Curaçao and Sint Maarten because of his broad knowledge and experience.”
“Through his management style, he managed to bring colleagues from the different disciplines together and involve them in the decision-making process. He knew how to handle the many challenges facing the Bank. He treated colleagues in a friendly manner and with respect.”
Source: The Daily Herald https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/92887-central-bank-director-quits