In celebration of the Toronto Maple Leafs' first home playoff game, Scotiabankers celebrate Blue and White day on May 6, 2013, with Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and Scotiabank Toronto Region Senior Vice President John Doig.
Breakfast chair Arlene Russell, left; guest speaker Sophie- Gregoire-Trudeau, centre; and program director for Sheena's Place Joanna Anderson, right, poses for a photo at the 12th annual Sheena's Place Breakfast presented by Scotiabank on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. The Toronto-based organization supports individuals living with eating disorders and their families. (Photo By: Michelle for CNW) (CNW Group/Scotiabank)
Chile: Scotiabank honored Chile’s three Bright Future Young Leaders Award winners during the country’s Global Youth Services Day on April 26th. In its first year, the program awarded 12 youth internationally who make outstanding contributions to their communities. Each winner received a C$2500 donation in their name to the charity of their choice and a tablet computer. Pictured: James Callahan, General Manager, Scotiabank Chile, Yoisa Perez, Winner, Joaquín Lavín, Minister of Social Development, Maria Luisa Serrano, Winner, Simon Murillo, Winner, and Carolina Bueno, Corporate Affairs Director.
Chris Hodgson, Scotiabank's Group Head of Global Wealth Management attended a ceremony in Beijing, China on March 15, 2013 to celebrate the approval of the Bank of Beijing Scotia Asset Management Joint Venture. This was the first fund management license issued in China under a new round of pilot programs allowing commercial banks to set up fund management companies.
Jamaica: On February 28th, Scotiabank executives dug deep into the ground in Montego Bay, Jamaica to kick-off construction for a new financial services center. When completed, the new building will offer a full suite of Scotiabank financial services for the Montego Bay community. In the photo are Dieter Jentsch, Group Head, International Banking, Bruce Bowen, President and CEO of Scotiabank Jamaica, Sharon Folkes Abrahams, Jamaican Member of Parliament, Brian Porter, President of Scotiabank, Sylvia Chrominska, Chair of the Boards of Directors for The Bank of Nova Scotia Jamaica Limited and Scotia Group Jamaica Limited, and Wayne Powell, Executive Vice President, Retail (from left to right).
January 28, 2013: In a speech to the Toronto Board of Trade, Scotiabank CEO Rick Waugh called upon Canadian businesses to improve Canada's productivity by seeking opportunities for investment and growth in global markets.
December 4, 2012: Scotiabank congratulates Marianne Hasold-Schilter, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, International Banking on being named to the Women's Executive Network (WXN) 2012 Top 100 list of Canada's Most Powerful Women.
November 28,2012: Scotiabank is named Global Bank of the Year by The Banker magazine, a Financial Times publication. The Bank was also recognized in seven other categories, including Bank of the Year for the Americas.
Jamaica: On March 18th, Scotiabank’s Bruce Bowen met with government officials who celebrate the announcement of a C$1,000,000 Scotiabank donation to SickKids in support of children with cancer and blood disorders in the Caribbean. The event was held at the Canadian High Commissioner’s House. Pictured: Ted Garrard, President & CEO, SickKids, Bruce Bowen, President and CEO, Scotiabank Jamaica, Heidi Clarke, Director of Programs for Sandals Foundation, Dr. Fenton Ferguson, Minister of Health, Robert Ready, Canadian High Commissioner.
November 16, 2012: Scotiabank executives are joined by special guests, Julia Gorman, Vice President, Resource Development, United Way Toronto, (centre), and Marwan Hage, Hamilton Tiger Cat player, (right) to flip and serve pancakes to hungry Bay Streeters at the kick-off to Scotiabank’s 2012 United Way Toronto employee campaign.
October 31, 2012: Scotiabank is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Porter to the position of President, Scotiabank. Brian will report to Rick Waugh who will continue in his role as Chief Executive Officer.
On March 10th, more than 80 Scotiabank Bright Future volunteers along with executives raised the beams high and built sustainable houses for four families in need by partnering with the organization ‘Un Techo’ (One Roof) in El Salvador. Pictured: Un Techo Volunteer and Kevin Clark, Senior Vice-President, International, Corporate and Commercial Banking.
In Latin America, soccer is more than just a game! With Scotiabank’s support more than 96 children’s soccer teams in Costa Rica have received equipment, coaching and tournament access.
Scotiabank introduces Arlene Dickinson, Scotiabank Business Champion. One of Canada's foremost entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, business leaders and television personalities, Arlene will engage Canada's business owners in discussion about the issues that are important to their success.
Scotiabank was recently named 2012 Outstanding Corporation for excellence in giving and volunteering through Scotiabank Bright Future. Sue Graham Parker, Executive Vice President of Global Human Resources, Scotiabank, (left), accepts the honour from Jan Belanger, Assistant Vice-President, Community Affairs at Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life at the 2012 Philanthropy Awards Luncheon in Toronto.