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Waterloo Investment names chairman, CEO

Waterloo Investment Holdings (WIHL) has named Caroline van Scheltinga as its first chairman and CEO.

In her role, Scheltinga will be responsible for restructuring current properties and developing investment opportunities for WIHL from the tourism and economic development in the Caribbean and Central America.

Previously, Scheltinga has been an advisor to the British Caribbean Bank on its portfolio of non-performing loans.

Scheltinga has held several prominent positions on Wall Street in the Investment Banking Departments of Jefferies & Company, Lehman Brothers and Credit Suisse.

She was head of the Telecommunications Group from 2007 – 2010 at Jefferies, co-founder of the Restructuring Group from 2001 to 2006 and co-head of Emerging Telecom and Security Coverage at Lehman Brothers and until 1995 vice president in the Investment Banking Department at Credit Suisse.

WIHL holds about $600m in investments in the Caribbean and Central America that involve financial services, hotel management, land and resort development, growth and infrastructure investments.