Scotiabank announces the retirement of Brendan King, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Scotiabank Trinidad and Tobago Limited. After more than thirty years of distinguished service as a senior executive of The Bank of Nova Scotia, Canada, and following 5 years as Chairman of the Board, Mr. King retires effective October 31st 2020.
Mr. King has made many outstanding contributions to the Bank’s international markets over the years. As Chairman of the Board of Scotiabank Trinidad and Tobago, he has played a key role in the direction and strategy of the Bank locally, including significant progress in transforming the bank digitally and other measures for long-term and sustainable growth.
Scotiabank also announces that Anya Schnoor has been appointed as the Executive Vice President of its Caribbean, Central America & Uruguay (CCAU) region, taking over from Brendan King. Ms. Schnoor, who is Jamaican, was most recently Executive Vice-President, Retail Products in Canadian Banking. She has held several senior roles in Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago in her 28-year career.
“Anya brings a wealth of experience and an in-depth knowledge of the region and is uniquely qualified to lead the region as it navigates its recovery during this difficult time,” said Ignacio (Nacho) Deschamps, Group Head, International Banking and Digital Transformation, Scotiabank.
“Scotiabank is also committed to advancing female leaders in the workplace which we see as a top priority for the long-term success of the Bank. This announcement follows significant efforts made by the Bank to re-position and strengthen Scotiabank’s business in the region, maximizing shareholder returns and putting customers first.