TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets will host its 17th annual Back to School Conference: Focus on the Consumer on Tuesday, September 17, 2013. 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.
Marc Caira, President and Chief Executive Officer ( CEO), and Cynthia Devine, Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
|9:30 a.m.|| Empire Company Limited
Paul D. Sobey, President and CEO and Marc Poulin, CEO of Sobeys
|10:10 a.m.|| RONA Inc
Robert Sawyer, President and CEO
|10:40 a.m.|| Hudson's Bay Company
Mike Culhane, CFO
|11:10 a.m.|| Cineplex Inc.
Ellis Jacob, President and CEO, and Gord Nelson, CFO
|11:40 a.m.|| Loblaw Companies Limited
Vicente Trius, President
|12:50 p.m.|| Metro Inc.
Eric La Flèche, President and CEO
|1:20 p.m.|| Sears Canada Inc.
Calvin McDonald, President and CEO
|1:50 p.m.|| Autocanada Inc.
Patrick Priestner, CEO
|2:20 p.m.|| Whistler Blackcomb
Jeremy Black, CFO
|2:50 p.m.|| Student Transportation Inc.
Denis Gallagher, Chairman and CEO
|3:20 p.m.|| SunOpta Inc.
Steve Bromley, CEO
|3:50 p.m.|| K-Bro Linen Systems Inc.
Linda McCurdy, 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.
Scotiabank's Global Banking and Markets (GBM) division provides corporate and investment banking and capital markets products and services to corporate, institutional and government clients across the globe. GBM has over 30 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 a leading multinational financial services provider and Canada's most international bank. With more than 83,000 employees, Scotiabank and its affiliates serve some 21 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 $743 billion (as at July 31, 2013), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (BNS) and New York Exchanges (BNS). For more information please visit www.scotiabank.com.
For further information:
Devinder Lamsar at (416) 933-1171, or [email protected].