TORONTO, Dec. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Scotiabank today announced that Wendy
Hannam has been appointed Executive Vice President, Latin America.
"Throughout her career with Scotiabank, Wendy has made many significant
contributions to driving business growth and reinforcing the strength
of our team," said Scotiabank CEO Rick Waugh. "In her new role, Wendy
will provide leadership as we continue to build our Latin American
In this role Wendy will oversee Scotiabank's growing personal and
commercial Latin American operations. She will also be responsible for
all consumer and microfinance businesses in the International Banking
division. Latin America continues to be strategically important to
Scotiabank and in this role, Wendy will drive growth and will work
closely with partners in Global Banking and Markets and Global Wealth
Management to maximize the opportunities in these developing markets.
Wendy will report to Dieter Jentsch, Group Head, International Banking.
Wendy joined Scotiabank in 1983 as a commercial account manager and has
held progressively senior roles in commercial banking, risk management,
product and sales management. She was most recently Executive
Vice-President Sales and Service, Products and Marketing for
Scotiabank's International Banking division.
Wendy holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from Memorial
University and Master of Business Administration from the University of
Toronto. She is also a graduate of the Advanced Management Programme at
INSEAD (European Institute of Business).
Scotiabank is one of North America's premier financial institutions and
Canada's most international bank. With more than 81,000 employees,
Scotiabank and its affiliates serve some 19 million customers in more
than 55 countries around the world. Scotiabank offers a broad range of
products and services including personal, commercial, corporate and
investment banking. In December 2012, Scotiabank became the first
Canadian bank to be named Global Bank of the Year and Bank of the Year
in the Americas by The Banker magazine, A Financial Times publication.With assets of $668 billion (as at October 31, 2012),
Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (BNS) and New York Exchanges (BNS).
For more information please visit www.scotiabank.com.
For further information:
For further information: Paula Cufre, Scotiabank Media Communications, 416-866-4833