Chairman, National Development Plan Secretariat
Felix N. Stubbs, MBE, D.H.L., a past president of the Bahamas Chamber
of Commerce and member of several boards of Bahamian enterprises
and government committees, continues to make his contribution to
the commercial growth and economic progress of The Commonwealth of
Bahamas. Mr. Stubbs is a former President and General Manager of IBM
Bahamas Ltd, . a wholly owned subsidiary of the IBM Corporation. He held
that position for over 32 years. During that time he led a
transformation of IBM Bahamas Ltd. from a computer hardware company to
one more focused on software and services. His steady leadership has
resulted in more highly-skilled employees, better customer
service and improved margins despite a challenging economy.
a result of his commitment to country and dedication to excellence, he
has frequently been called upon to lend his commercial expertise and
leadership skills in many other areas that would lead to the betterment
of the Bahamian society at large. Most recently, since January 2012, he
served as Chairman of the Finance Committee of the National Art Gallery
of The Bahamas and Director of the Central Bank of The Bahamas.
current roles in the development of commerce include the following. As
Vice Chairman of the Board and Finance Committee Chair at Doctors
Hospital, he serves an integral role by advising on the development of
new lines of business for the hospital. The emerging medical tourism is
high on the agenda through a new subsidy, The Bahamas Medical Center.
a Member of the Board at Famguard Corporation Ltd., he is Chair of the
Information Technology committee and a member of the Audit Committee.
The Information Technology Committee is expected to enhance the
company's use of technology and to improve its return on that
Mr. Stubbs acts as Senior Advisor to the Bahamas
Striping Group of Companies. He has been pleased to help nurture them
from a $5,000.00 self-starter grant start-up company to the
current successful enterprise that they have become. The group of
companies earlier this year celebrated the grand opening of a two
million dollar headquarters and manufacturing facility.
ground-breaking and exciting commercial arena for Mr. Stubbs is
his involvement in helping an international investor start an
international company in Freeport, Grand Bahama that potentially will
place The Bahamas among the world leaders in the area of stem cell
treatment and scientific research.
During the past year, Mr.
Stubbs accepted the Chairmanship at the Bahamas Technical and Vocational
Institute with the mandate to position the institution to help enhance
the training of the future workforce of The Bahamas and a position on
the Board of Directors of First Caribbean International Bank Bahamas
Keen to see the economic development of Grand Bahama, Mr.
Stubbs serves as a director of the Board of the Grand Bahamas Port
Authority, a board on which he previously served as Chairman.
to the wholesome development of The Bahamas, Mr. Stubbs sits on several
governmental, non-governmental, civic and charitable committees and
helps to shape and implement strategic, policy, budgetary and
fundraising plans. He currently serves as Vice Chairman of the
Salvation Army Advisory Board, Chairman of The Bahamas Feeding
Network, on the Boards of Directors for the PACE Foundation, the
Chance Foundation and the Urban Renewal Foundation as well as
on the Bahamas National Festival Commission, the Governor General
Youth Awards Council and the Past President’s Advisory Council of The
Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation. He is a past
Assistant Governor of Rotary International (The Bahamas) and is
currently the District Governor Elect for Rotary International, District
7020 which comprises 10 countries and 16 islands.