Joseph Cofer Black joins the Supervisory Board of Baltic International Bank

News - November 1, 2016

Starting from November 1, the Supervisory Board of Baltic International Bank is being supplemented by a new member – Joseph Cofer Black.

For the past decade Joseph Cofer Black has been providing strategic guidance in business development, and high level consulting to leading companies of entire world, utilizing his unique and wide experience in the USA and international market. Starting from April 2016, Joseph Cofer Black works as chief executive director of Cofer International, LLC.

Before focusing on work in private sector, Mr. Black was an internationally recognized authority on counterterrorism, cyber security, national security, and foreign affairs. Joseph Cofer Black worked for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) directing the CIA’s global war on terrorism from 1974-2002, and he was the Director of CIA Counterterrotist Center from 1999-2002. Afterwards (2002-2005) J.C.Black was fulfilling the duties of Ambassador and Coordinator for Counterterrorism for the Department of State of USA.

Joseph Cofer Black says: "I was immediately attracted to Baltic International Bank for its outstanding banking services, the exceptional professionalism of the bankers I have met, its trustworthiness for clients, the integrity of its leadership, and its responsible investment strategy all of which provide attractive and sustainable returns for clients – investors”.

“I am inspired by Baltic International Bank's constant focus on anti-money laundering and countering terrorism finance procedures, an area with which I am very familiar from my service in the U.S. Government. I look forward to assisting the bank and working with its leadership as a member of the important Supervisory Council for the Bank to - as we Americans say - "be all it can be" both for its clients and my country's dear friend, Latvia!” emphasizes J.C.Black.

Therefore the Supervisory Board of Baltic International Bank now consists of five members – Valeri Belokon, Vlada Belokon, Andris Ozoliņš, Dr. Hans Friedrich Von Ploetz and Joseph Cofer Black.

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