UPDATED ON: Thursday, October 03, 2002
General Counsel and Secretary
From The Globe and Mail
Scotiabank is pleased to announce the appointment of Deborah Alexander to the position of Executive Vice-President, General Counsel and Secretary. In her new position, Ms. Alexander will be responsible for managing the Bank’s legal affairs worldwide, overseeing compliance for the Bank, and acting as Corporate Secretary.
Prior to joining Scotiabank, Ms. Alexander was a senior partner in the Business Law Department at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP where her practice focused on securities transactions in the Canadian, U.S. and international capital markets, and transactions relating to Canadian financial institutions.
Ms. Alexander 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. She is also a member of the Advisory Committee for the fund-raising campaign for Crescent School and a past Director of the National Ballet of Canada.
Scotiabank is one of North America's premier financial institutions and Canada's most international bank. Almost 49,000 employees of Scotiabank Group and its affiliates provide personal, commercial, corporate and investment banking services in some 50 countries around the world. Scotiabank Group had CDN$300 billion in assets, as at July 31, 2002. Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (BNS), New York (BNS) and London (BNV) Stock Exchanges. For more information please visit www.scotiabank.com.