Friday, June 14, 2024

Scotiabank Proclaims Senior Management Appointments

Scotiabank introduced in the present day that Barb Mason, Group Head and Chief Human Assets Officer (CHRO), has introduced her intention to retire from Scotiabank on the finish of 2023, after a 41-year profession with the financial institution.

“On behalf of all Scotiabankers, I want to congratulate Barb on a formidable four-decade profession with the Financial institution and thank her for her invaluable steering and partnership as an integral a part of our Senior Management Crew,” stated Scott Thomson, President and CEO for Scotiabank. “Barb has introduced her countless ardour and power to management roles throughout Retail, Advertising and marketing, Wealth Administration, Actual Property, and as our Group Head and CHRO. She has been a loyal champion of the worker and consumer expertise and has formed how our model involves life throughout our markets. She led our office transformation to an activity-based working mannequin for 1000’s of our colleagues, enhancing productiveness, flexibility and collaboration. Because of Barb’s efforts, our Financial institution is constantly acknowledged as a high employer globally for a number one worker worth proposition that’s anchored in tradition, worker wellbeing, and a dedication to range, fairness and inclusion.”

Scotiabank has appointed Jenny Poulos as Deputy CHRO, efficient October 2, 2023, and can assume the position of CHRO on December 4, 2023, becoming a member of the Senior Management Crew. Ms. Poulos is a seasoned HR and monetary providers chief, with greater than 34 years of expertise at one other massive Canadian monetary establishment, the place she was most just lately SVP, Expertise Companies, and has assumed progressively senior roles in Retail and HR.

“I’m happy to have Jenny be part of the Financial institution as our CHRO, bringing greater than three many years of Retail and HR management expertise to assist us construct on our momentum as a high employer in Canada and throughout our worldwide markets. I sit up for working intently along with her as we proceed to give attention to driving distinctive consumer and worker experiences as a part of our refreshed enterprise technique,” continued Mr. Thomson.

Scotiabank additionally introduced the appointment of Aris Bogdaneris to the newly created position of Group Head, Digital Transformation, Tangerine, Advertising and marketing and Analytics, efficient September 1, 2023. Mr. Bogdaneris shall be answerable for overseeing the Tangerine enterprise in addition to World Advertising and marketing, Buyer Insights, Information and Analytics and Actual Property.

Mr. Bogdaneris brings to Scotiabank greater than 25 years of expertise in various working roles with international monetary providers organizations throughout Europe and North America, together with most just lately at a global financial institution, the place he served on their Administration Board because the World Head of Retail Banking and Head of Challenger and Progress Markets. He has intensive expertise overseeing multi-country operations and international enterprise strains and a confirmed observe report in delivering sturdy and sustainable enterprise progress in retail and business banking, together with driving industry-leading consumer satisfaction and worker engagement.

“I’m happy to welcome Aris to Scotiabank and to our Senior Management Crew and sit up for leveraging his retail banking and digital experience and assist as we glance to innovate with an enterprise-wide mindset, drive distinctive consumer experiences, and ship progress throughout our companies,” stated Mr. Thomson. “With Tangerine turning into an integral a part of our future progress plans, I’m happy to have the ability to appoint a devoted chief with intensive digital banking expertise to supervise this enterprise with a plan to assist us drive additional innovation, speed up progress and solidify Tangerine’s place because the main digital financial institution in Canada.”

Scotiabank additionally introduced extra adjustments to its Senior Management Crew:

Phil Thomas has been promoted to Group Head and Chief Danger Officer (CRO). Since 2021 as CRO, Mr. Thomas has offered management and oversight of the Financial institution’s World Danger Administration, Buyer Insights, Information and Analytics and World Anti-Cash Laundering capabilities. For the previous 26 years, he has held senior management roles in Retail Banking, Digital Channels, Contact Centres and Danger Administration throughout the Financial institution’s footprint.

Paul Baroni has been appointed EVP, Finance and Chief Monetary Officer, Canadian Banking. Mr. Baroni has been with the Financial institution for greater than 22 years, in roles throughout Audit, Finance and Operations. On this position, he’ll oversee all finance actions to speed up the financial institution’s Canadian Banking aims and have oversight of the World Procurement and World Taxation capabilities.

Maria Theofilaktidis has been appointed EVP and Chief Auditor. Ms. Theofilaktidis has been with the Financial institution for greater than 21 years and has been an integral a part of the World Finance management group. She brings her deep expertise in Inner Audit, Finance, Accounting, Danger, Compliance and Retail to this position, overseeing the Financial institution’s World Audit operate.

Anique Asher, EVP, Finance and Technique, will assume an expanded mandate that features oversight of Capital Administration. Ms. Asher joined Scotiabank in 2018 as a part of the World Finance management group, with greater than 20 years of deep monetary expertise in international organizations.

Chris Manning has been appointed EVP, World Enterprise Funds. Mr. Manning has been with the Financial institution for greater than 15 years in progressively senior roles in Enterprise Banking, Worldwide Banking, Danger, and most just lately, main the World Enterprise Funds enterprise since 2020. He’ll proceed to have oversight of this enterprise as a key progress enabler of the Financial institution’s future strategic plans.

“I’m pleased with the calibre of expertise we have now at our senior management desk. These appointments will deliver deep area experience and new perspective along with the power of our present leaders who’ve enabled the success of our Financial institution for a few years,” continued Mr. Thomson.

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