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Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas O'Neill

73 2014 Independent Chairman of the Board

Brian Porter

59 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Rajagopal Viswanathan

2018 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Barbara Mason

2013 Group Head and Chief Human Resources Officer

John Doig

2015 Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Maria Theofilaktidis

2017 Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance and Regulatory Officer

Deborah Alexander

2015 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Ian Arellano

2018 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Andrew Branion

2015 Executive Vice President, Group Treasurer

Terry Fryett

2013 Chief Credit Officer, Executive Vice President

Michael Henry

2017 Executive Vice President, Chief Data Officer

Jake Lawrence

2018 Executive Vice President, Global Banking and Markets U.S and Co-Group Head

Marian Lawson

Executive Vice-President, Global Financial Institutions and Transaction Banking

James McPhedran

2015 Executive Vice-President - Canadian Banking

James Neate

2018 Executive Vice President - International Corporate and Commercial Banking and Co - Group Head

Dan Rees

2016 Executive Vice President - Operations

Gillian Riley

2015 Executive-Vice-President -Canadian Commercial Banking

Shawn Rose

2016 Executive Vice President - Digital Banking

Anya Schnoor

Executive Vice President, Retail Payments, Deposits and Unsecured Lending

Laurie Stang

Executive Vice President - Canadian Branch Banking

Michael Zerbs

2017 Chief Technology Officer

Daniel Moore

2017 Chief Risk Officer

Ignacio Deschamps

Group Head - International Banking and Digital Transformation

James O'Sullivan

2015 Group Head - Canadian Banking

Eduardo Pacheco Cortes

65 2015 Director

Nora Aufreiter

58 2014 Independent Director

Guillermo Babatz

49 2014 Independent Director

Scott Bonham

56 2016 Independent Director

Charles Dallara

69 2013 Independent Director

Tiff Macklem

56 2015 Independent Director

Michael Penner

48 2017 Independent Director

Una Power

53 2016 Independent Director

Aaron Regent

52 2013 Independent Director

Indira Samarasekera

65 2008 Independent Director

Susan Segal

65 2011 Independent Director

Barbara Thomas

68 2004 Independent Director

L. Scott Thomson

48 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas O'Neill

Mr. Thomas Charles (Tom) O'Neill, LL.D., is an Independent chairman of The Bank of Nova Scotia. He is Chairman of the Board of Scotiabank. He is the retired Chair of the Board of PwC Consulting. Mr. O’Neill was formerly Chief Executive Officer of PwC Consulting, Chief Operating Officer of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Global, Chief Executive Officer of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Canada, and Chair of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Price Waterhouse Canada. He holds a B.Comm. from Queen’s University and is a chartered accountant and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario). In September 2013, Mr. O’Neill received the ICAO Award of Outstanding Merit from CPA Ontario, which is CPA Ontario’s highest honour.

Brian Porter

Mr. Brian J. Porter is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of Scotiabank. He joined Scotiabank in 1981, and has progressed through a series of increasingly senior positions across the bank. Mr. Porter served as the bank’s Chief Risk Officer from 2005 to 2008, as Group Head of Risk and Treasury from 2008 to 2010 and as Group Head of International Banking from 2010 to 2012. He was appointed President of Scotiabank in November 2012. He assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer on November 1, 2013. Mr. Porter’s current board memberships include Business Council of Canada, the Council of the Americas, and the Washington-based Institute of International Finance (IIF) where he serves as Vice Chairman and Treasurer. He is also Chair of the University Health Network (UHN) Board of Trustees. Mr. Porter earned a B.Comm. from Dalhousie University, and was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) from Dalhousie University in 2008. He is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School.

Rajagopal Viswanathan

Mr. Rajagopal Viswanathan is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. Raj joined Scotiabank in 2002 and has held progressively senior positions in Internal Audit and Finance since that time. In 2014, Raj was appointed Senior Vice President & Chief Accountant. In this role, Raj was responsible for overseeing the Chief Accountant's group which includes Group responsibilities for: Capital Management, Accounting Policies & Procedures, and Financial Analysis and Reporting. Raj also led the Bank's multi-year Finance Transformation project.

Barbara Mason

Ms. Barbara F. (Barb) Mason is Group Head and Chief Human Resources Officer of The Bank of Nova Scotia. She has been with Scotiabank for 31 years and is currently Executive Vice President, Global Wealth Management, responsible for profitable growth and development of all Scotiabank's wealth businesses globally. She previously held the positions of Executive Vice President, Wealth Management and Executive Vice President, Marketing, Sales & Service, Canada. She has also held progressively senior roles in marketing and sales and service in Canadian Banking. Ms. Mason graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Environmental Studies (honours), and is also a graduate of the Queen's University. She is a board member with the Toronto Board of Trade, as well as Toronto's Ronald McDonald House.

John Doig

Maria Theofilaktidis

Deborah Alexander

Ms. Deborah M. Alexander is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of The Bank of Nova Scotia. She has responsibility for managing the Bank's legal affairs worldwide, overseeing compliance for the Bank, and acting as Corporate Secretary. Deborah joined Scotiabank in June 2002. Prior to this, she was a senior partner in the Business Law Department at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP. Her practice focused on securities financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions in the Canadian, U.S. and international capital markets, and transactions relating to Canadian financial institutions. Deborah has been a member of the Securities Advisory Committee to the Ontario Securities Commission, and has lectured in various areas of securities law, including lectures in the United States and Canada. In 2003 and again in 2004, Deborah was named to the Top 100 List of Canada's Most Powerful Women by the Women's Executive Network and the University of Western Ontario's Richard Ivey School of Business. She is a member of the Board of Governors for Crescent School, on the fundraising committee for Bloorview MacMillan Centre and a past Director of the National Ballet of Canada. Deborah graduated from Queen's University in 1972 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. She received her Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Toronto in 1975, and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1977. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association and the Law Society of Upper Canada.

Ian Arellano

Mr. Ian Arellano is appointed as Executive Vice President, General Counsel of the company effective Jan. 2, 2018. He graduated with an LLB from the University of Toronto and was called to the Bar in 1986. Over thirty years of practice, he has held increasingly senior roles and developed extensive experience across the mining and financial services sectors in M&A, joint ventures and strategic alliances, licensing and other contractual matters. At Torys LLP, Mr. Arellano is Co-head of the firm's International Initiative and a senior partner in the corporate transactions practice. Mr. Arellano has advised Scotiabank on many transactions, including acquisition of a 51% stake in Banco Colpatria in Colombia, the acquisition of Citigroup's retail and commercial banking assets in Panama and Costa Rica, and of our 51% stake in Cencosud's S.A.'s financial services business in Chile. Mr. Arellano has been recognized by numerous organizations for his work including being named a Leading Lawyer in Corporate Law by Best Lawyers in Canada (2013-2017).

Andrew Branion

Mr. Andrew H. W. Branion is Executive Vice President, Group Treasurer of the Company. He was Executive Vice-President, Chief Market Risk Officer of Bank of Nova Scotia.

Terry Fryett

Mr. Terry K. Fryett is Chief Credit Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company, September 1, 2013. Mr. Fryett has been with Scotiabank for 36 years and is currently Senior Vice President, Global Risk Management overseeing commercial and corporate credit risk in Latin American markets. Mr. Fryett previously held a variety of senior positions in corporate banking in Toronto, Calgary, Houston, New York and the UK. He also served as Senior Vice President and CFO of Global Banking and Markets.

Michael Henry

Jake Lawrence

Mr. Jake Jean Lawrence is Executive Vice President, Global Banking and Markets U.S and Co-Group Head of the company. Mr. Jake Lawrence was appointed as Executive Vice President, Global Banking and Markets U.S. in May 2018 with responsibility for strengthening Scotiabank's U.S. operations. He has deep expertise and knowledge in banking having held the positions of Senior Vice President, Deputy Treasurer and Senior Vice President, Investor Relations.

Marian Lawson

James McPhedran

Mr. James I. McPhedran is Executive Vice-President - Canadian Banking of The Bank of Nova Scotia. He was Executive Vice President - Retail Distribution, Canadian Banking from 2011 to 2015.

James Neate

Dan Rees

Gillian Riley

Shawn Rose

Mr. Shawn Rose is Executive Vice President - Digital Banking of the Company. Shawn Rose has more than 20 years of experience in digital transformation and product management in globally complex and FinTech organizations. Much of this experience has been in Silicon Valley. Most recently, he served as a Group Chief Product Officer at Moneysupermarket.com, and previously as Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Core Platforms at Pearson LLC, the largest education company and book publisher in the world. He also held senior roles at Ustream, FOX Broadcasting and CBS Interactive.

Anya Schnoor

Laurie Stang

Michael Zerbs

Daniel Moore

Mr. Daniel Moore is Chief Risk Officer of the Company, since April 3, 2017. Mr. Moore became executive vice-president and chief market risk officer in November, 2016. Previously he ran the global banking and markets business in Asia Pacific. Mr. Moore joined Scotiabank in 1997 in risk management, and his previous roles include launching the global banking and markets business in Ireland; head of cross markets and structured products; and senior roles in energy, credit, and equity derivatives. He brings a strong focus in developing risk management strategies that align with the bank's risk tolerance, business objectives and customer focus.

Ignacio Deschamps

James O'Sullivan

Mr. James O'Sullivan is Group Head - Canadian Banking of the Company, since June 19,2015. He is no longer Executive Vice President - Global Wealth Management of The Bank of Nova Scotia. James has been with Scotiabank since 1990, with senior leadership roles in Investment Banking, Mergers and Acquisitions, and most recently as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Global Wealth & Insurance.

Eduardo Pacheco Cortes

Mr. Eduardo Pacheco Cortes is Director of the Company. He is the Chief Executive Officer and a director of Mercantil Colpatria S.A., a multi-national financial enterprise, since 1997. He is the Chairman of Banco Colpatria Multibanca Colpatria S.A. and Mineros S.A., and serves on a number of not-for-profit boards, including the Superior Council of Universidad de los Andes where he serves as Chairman. Mr. Pacheco graduated as an Economist from Universidad de los Andes and has a M.B.A. from New York University.

Nora Aufreiter

Ms. Nora A. Aufreiter is an Independent Director of the Company, since August 2014. Nora Aufreiter is a corporate director and a former Senior Partner and leader of McKinsey & Company’s Toronto office, an international management consulting firm. Throughout her 27 year career at McKinsey & Company, she worked extensively in Canada, the United States and internationally serving her clients in consumer-facing industries, including retail, consumer and financial services, energy and the public sector. Ms. Aufreiter holds a B.A. (Honours) in business administration from the Ivey Business School at Western University and a M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Guillermo Babatz

Mr. Guillermo E. Babatz is an Independent Director of the Company. He is the Managing Partner of Atik Capital, S.C., an advisory firm that specializes in structuring financial solutions for its clients. Previously, he was the Executive Chairman of Comisión Nacional Bancaria y de Valores in Mexico from July 2007 to December 2012. Mr. Babatz holds a B.A. (in economics) from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) in Mexico City, and a Ph.D. (in economics) from Harvard University.

Scott Bonham

Mr. Scott B. Bonham is an Independent Director of Company. He is a corporate director and the co-founder of Intentional Capital, a privately-held real estate asset management company. Mr. Bonham is also an active board member of the C100, an association that connects Canadian entrepreneurs and companies with its Silicon Valley network. From 2000 to 2015, he was co-founder of GGV Capital, an expansion stage venture capital firm with investments in the U.S. and China. Prior to GGV Capital, he served as Vice President of the Capital Group Companies, where he managed technology investments across several mutual funds from 1996 to 2000. Mr. Bonham has a B.Sc. (in electrical engineering) from Queen’s University and a M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Charles Dallara

Dr. Charles H. Dallara, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of the Company. Charles Dallara is Chairman of the Americas, Partner and a member of the board of directors of Partners Group Holding AG, a private market investment and asset management firm based in Switzerland. He has 41 years of industry experience. Prior to joining the Partners Group in 2013, he was the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of International Finance from 1993 to 2013. Previously, he was a Managing Director at J.P. Morgan & Co. In addition, Dr. Dallara has held senior positions in the U.S. Department of the Treasury and with the IMF. He holds a B.Sc. (in economics) from the University of South Carolina, a M.A., a M.A.L.D. (in law and diplomacy) and a Ph.D. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.

Tiff Macklem

Mr. Tiff Macklem, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of the Company. He is Dean of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. Previously, he served as Senior Deputy Governor and Chief Operating Officer of the Bank of Canada (from July 2010 to May 2014). Prior to his appointment at the Bank of Canada, Dr. Macklem served as Associate Deputy Minister of the federal Department of Finance and Canada’s finance deputy at the G7 and G20. He also served as Chair of the Standing Committee on Standards Implementation of the Financial Stability Board. Dr. Macklem holds a B.A. (Honours) in economics from Queen’s University, and a M.A. and a Ph.D. (in economics) from the University of Western Ontario.

Michael Penner

Mr. Michael D. Penner serves as an Independent Director of the Company. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of HydroQue´ bec, Canada’s largest electric utility and power generation company and the world’s fourth largest hydropower producer. He was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Peds Legwear prior to selling his company to Gildan Activewear Inc. in August 2016. Mr. Penner has been active in the community, serving last year as Chair of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts’ annual fundraising activity and in the past as a member of the Board of Directors of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montre´ al, Selwyn House School, Hofstra University School of Law and McGill University Football. Mr. Penner holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from McGill University and a Juris Doctor from Hofstra University in New York.

Una Power

Ms. Una M. Power is an Independent Director of the Company. She is a corporate director and the former Chief Financial Officer of Nexen Energy ULC, a former publicly-traded energy company that is a wholly-owned subsidiary of CNOOC Limited. During her 24 year career with Nexen, Ms. Power held various executive positions with responsibility for financial and risk management, strategic planning and budgeting, business development, energy marketing and trading, information technology and capital investment. Ms. Power holds a B.Comm. (Honours) from Memorial University and CPA, CA and CFA designations. She has completed executive development programs at Wharton Business School and INSEAD.

Aaron Regent

Mr. Aaron W. Regent is an Independent Director of the Company, since April 9, 2013. He is the Founding Partner of Magris Resources Inc. and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Niobec Inc., companies involved with the acquisition, development and operation of mining assets on a global basis. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Barrick Gold Corporation from January 2009 to June 2012. Previously, Mr. Regent was Senior Managing Partner of Brookfield Asset Management and Co-Chief Executive Officer of the Brookfield Infrastructure Group, an asset management company, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Falconbridge Limited. Mr. Regent holds a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario and is a chartered accountant and a Fellow of CPA Ontario.

Indira Samarasekera

Dr. Indira V. Samarasekera, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of the Company. She is a senior advisor at Bennett Jones LLP, a law firm, and a corporate director. Dr. Samarasekera was President and Vice Chancellor of the University of Alberta from 2005 to 2015 and prior to that, the Vice President, Research at the University of British Columbia from 2000 to 2005. She is a member of the Trilateral Commission. Dr. Samarasekera holds a B.Sc. (in mechanical engineering) from the University of Ceylon (Sri Lanka), a M.Sc. (in mechanical engineering) from the University of California, as a Hayes Fulbright Scholar, and a Ph.D. (in metallurgical engineering) from the University of British Columbia. She is an Officer of the Order of Canada and a Foreign Associate of the US National Academy of Engineering.

Susan Segal

Ms. Susan L. Segal is an Independent Director of the Company. She was elected President and Chief Executive Officer of the Americas Society, an organization dedicated to education, debate and dialogue in the Americas, and Council of the Americas, a business organization whose members share a common interest in the western hemisphere, in August 2003. Previously, she was a banker for over 25 years with JPM Chase and its predecessor banks. Ms. Segal received a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College and a M.B.A. from Columbia University. In 1999, she was awarded the Order of Bernardo O’Higgins, Grado de Gran Oficial in Chile. In 2009, President Alvaro Uribe of Colombia honored her with the Cruz de San Carlos award and in September 2012, Mexican President Calderón awarded her with the Aguila Azteca, the highest award given to a foreigner.

Barbara Thomas

Ms. Barbara S. Thomas is an Independent Director of the Company. She is a corporate director, following retirement from a broad career in brand management and consumer goods. Ms. Thomas was a director and Interim Chief Executive Officer of Ocean Spray Company and served as a director of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, Spectrum Brands, Inc. and The Dial Corporation. Ms. Thomas received her B.A. from the University of Michigan and attended the Total Quality Management Program at Washington University.

L. Scott Thomson

Mr. L. Scott Thomson is an Independent Director of the Company. Scott Thomson is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Finning International Inc., the world’s largest Caterpillar equipment dealer. Prior to joining Finning in 2013, Mr. Thomson was Chief Financial Officer of Talisman Energy Inc. with responsibility for finance, tax, treasury, investor relations, marketing, business development and strategy, planning and performance management from 2008 to 2013. Prior to Talisman, Mr. Thomson held several executive positions with Bell Canada Enterprises from 2003 to 2008 including the role of Executive Vice President, Corporate Development. Prior to Bell, Mr. Thomson was a Vice President at Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mr. Thomson holds a B.A. (in economics and political science) from Queen’s University and a M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.