Patrick Hylton was appointed President and Group Chief Executive Officer of the NCB Financial Group effective May 1, 2017. Prior to that in 2004, he was the Group Managing Director of the National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited. Under his leadership NCB has become the largest and most profitable financial institution in Jamaica and the seventh most profitable in the English and Spanish speaking Caribbean.
His ascent to national and international prominence began years earlier when he was appointed a leading role by the Government in the restructuring of the Jamaican financial sector during the mid-1990s. His successful completion of that undertaking culminated in the national award of the Order of Distinction, Commander Class, being bestowed on him by the Prime Minister and Governor General of Jamaica in 2002.
Patrick is the Chairman of NCB Capital Markets Limited. He also chairs the boards of the Mona School of Business and Management and Harmonisation Limited. He sits on several boards including Massy Holdings Limited (Trinidad & Tobago) and Guardian Holdings Limited (Trinidad & Tobago) He is also a member of the Economic Growth Council, which advises the Jamaican Government on proposed growth initiatives.