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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas O'Neill

72 2014 Independent Chairman of the Board

Brian Porter

58 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Sean McGuckin

51 2015 Group Head and Chief Financial Officer

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

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

Marian Lawson

Executive Vice-President, Global Financial Institutions and Transaction Banking

James McPhedran

2015 Executive Vice-President - Canadian Banking

James Neate

2015 Executive Vice President - International Corporate and Commercial Banking

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

Dieter Jentsch

2016 Group Head - Global Banking and Markets

James O'Sullivan

2015 Group Head - Canadian Banking

Eduardo Pacheco Cortes

63 2015 Director

Nora Aufreiter

57 2014 Independent Director

Guillermo Babatz

48 2014 Independent Director

Scott Bonham

55 2016 Independent Director

Charles Dallara

68 2013 Independent Director

Tiff Macklem

55 2015 Independent Director

Michael Penner

2017 Independent Director

Una Power

52 2016 Independent Director

Aaron Regent

51 2013 Independent Director

Indira Samarasekera

64 2008 Independent Director

Susan Segal

64 2011 Independent Director

Barbara Thomas

67 2004 Independent Director

L. Scott Thomson

47 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 Bank of Nova Scotia. 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, including executive roles with Global Banking and Markets, Global Risk Management, Group Treasury and International Banking. 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, and was elected to the board of directors in April 2013. He assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer on November 1, 2013. 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.

Sean McGuckin

Mr. Sean D. McGuckin CA., is Group Head and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. As Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, Mr. McGuckin oversees the Finance Department, including investor relations, taxation and strategic sourcing. Since joining Scotiabank in 1991, Mr. McGuckin has held progressively more senior positions in Risk Management, Finance and Audit, including Vice-President and Head, Capital Markets and Group Treasury Audit, and Senior Vice-President and Chief Accountant. Prior to his current role, he was Senior Vice-President & Head, Risk Policy & Capital Markets Global Risk Management. Mr. McGuckin holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto. He has been a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario since 1988. Mr. McGuckin is the current chair of the Finance Committee of the Canadian Bankers Association (CBA), and is past chair of the Chief Accountants’ Committee of the CBA. He has also served on a number of Institute of International Finance committees. He is a past board member of the Alzheimer Society of Toronto.

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.

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

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

Dieter Jentsch

Mr. Dieter W. Jentsch is Group Head - Global Banking and Markets of The Bank of Nova Scotia. Mr. Jentsch is responsible for Scotiabank's Latin American operations, including Central America, and for the Spanish-speaking countries in the Caribbean. He had been Executive Vice President - Commercial Banking, Canada of The Bank of Nova Scotia. He also served as Regional Senior Vice-President, Domestic Branch Banking, Toronto Region, and Senior Vice-President, Canadian Commercial Banking. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture, a Master of Business Administration degree, and a diploma from the Advanced Management Programme at INSEAD (European Institute of Business). He is a professional agrologist and a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers. Mr. Jentsch is also a board member of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce.

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 role he has held since 1997. He is the Chairman of Banco Colpatria Multibanca Colpatria S.A. and Mineros S.A., and a member of the Superior Council of Universidad de los Andes. 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 Bank of Nova Scotia., since August 2014. Nora Aufreiter is a corporate director and a former Director 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 Independent Director of Company. He is the Co-Founder and Partner of The Fueling Station, a real estate management company that manages properties serving Canadian entrepreneurs and start-up companies. 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 co-founding GGV in 2000, 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 also previously served in various marketing roles at Silicon Graphics. 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 Bank Of Nova Scotia. Charles Dallara is the Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Partners Group Holding AG and Chairman of the Americas, based in New York. He has 39 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. (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 of the Bank of Canada from July 2010 to May 2014, sharing responsibility with the Governor and four Deputy Governors for monetary policy and the Bank of Canada’s role in promoting financial stability. As Senior Deputy, Dr. Macklem was also the Bank of Canada’s Chief Operating Officer and a member of its board of directors, overseeing strategic planning and coordinating the Bank of Canada’s operations. 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 Independent Director of the Company. A lawyer, entrepreneur and chairman, Michael D. Penner was President and Chief Executive Officer of Peds Legwear (Peds) prior to selling his company to Gildan Activewear Inc. (NYSE: GIL) in August 2016. In October 2014, Mr. Penner was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hydro-Quebec, Canada's largest electric utility and power generation company and the world's fourth largest hydropower producer. During his tenure Mr. Penner has led the renewal of the governance practices at Hydro- Quebec. 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 Montreal, 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 Independent Nexen Energy ULC, a former publicly-traded energy company that is a Key skills and experience wholly-owned subsidiary of CNOOC Limited. During her 24 year career Accounting/Audit with Nexen, Ms. Power held various executive positions with responsibility Capital markets Finance for financial and risk management, strategic planning and budgeting, Risk management business development, energy marketing and trading, information Technology technology and capital investment. Ms. Power holds a B.Comm. (Honours) Designated audit from Memorial University and CPA, CA and CFA designations. She has committee financial expert completed executive development programs at Wharton Business School and INSEAD.

Aaron Regent

Mr. Aaron W. Regent is an Independent Director of The Bank of Nova Scotia, since April 9, 2013. He is the Founding Partner of Magris Resources Inc. and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Niobec Inc. 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 member of CPA Ontario.

Indira Samarasekera

Dr. Indira V. Samarasekera, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of The Bank of Nova Scotia. She is a senior advisor at Bennett Jones LLP and a corporate director. She is a Distinguished Fellow in Residence at the Liu Institute for Global Issues at the University of British Columbia. She 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. 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 Bank of Nova Scotia. She was elected President and Chief Executive Officer of the Americas Society and Council of the Americas 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 Bank of Nova Scotia. Barbara Thomas 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 Independent Director of the Company. Scott Thomson is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Finning Independent International Inc., the world’s largest Caterpillar equipment dealer. Prior to Key skills and experience joining Finning in 2013, Mr. Thomson was Chief Financial Officer of Accounting/Audit Talisman Energy Inc. with responsibility for finance, tax, treasury, investor Capital markets Finance relations, marketing, business development and strategy, planning and Financial Services performance management from 2008 to 2013. Prior to Talisman, Human resources and Mr. Thomson held several executive positions with Bell Canada Enterprises executive compensation from 2003 to 2008 including the role of Executive Vice President, Designated audit Corporate Development. Prior to Bell, Mr. Thomson was a Vice President at committee financial expert 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.