TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets will host its 16th annual Back to School Conference: Focus on the Consumer on Thursday, September 13, 2012. This year's event provides investors with presentations from leading Canadian retail and consumer-oriented companies as they discuss current and strategic trends and developments. Audio portions of the presentations will be broadcast live on the web beginning at 9:00 a.m. EDT.
Scheduled presenters and times* are:
|9:00 a.m.||Tim Hortons Inc., Paul D. House, Executive Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Cynthia Devine, Chief Financial Officer (CFO)|
|9:30 a.m.||Loblaw Companies Limited, Vicente Trius, President|
|10:00 a.m.||Bauer Performance Sports Ltd., Amir Rosenthal, CFO|
|10:40 a.m.||Canadian Tire Corporation Limited, Dean McCann, CFO|
|11:10 a.m.||Metro Inc., Eric La Flèche, President and CEO|
|11:40 a.m.||Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation, Domenic Pilla, President and CEO|
|1:40 p.m.||Gildan, Laurence Sellyn, CFO|
|2:10 p.m.||Uni-Select Inc, Richard Roy, President and CEO|
Listeners may access the conference live via a web audio link at www.gbm.scotiabank.com. The conference will be archived on the Global Banking and Markets website for three months.
* Agenda is subject to change. See www.gbm.scotiabank.com for most current schedule.
Since 1998, Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets' Industry Conferences have been ranked No. 1 in Canada by independent surveys.
Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets provides corporate and investment banking and capital markets products and services to corporate, institutional and government clients across the globe. The Bank has over 30 Global Banking and Markets offices around the world and more than 300 relationship managers, organized around industry specialties. For more information, please visit www.gbm.scotiabank.com.
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. With assets of $670 billion (as at July 31, 2012), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (BNS) and New York Exchanges (BNS). For more information please visit www.scotiabank.com.
For further information:
Devinder Lamsar, Scotiabank Media Communications, 416-933-1171,