UPDATED ON: Tuesday, February 12, 2002
Alberta G. Cefis,
Executive Vice-President, Retail Lending Services and President & CEO, Scotia Mortgage Corporation
From The Globe and Mail
Scotiabank is pleased to announce the appointment of Alberta G. Cefis to the position of Executive Vice-President, Retail Lending Services and President & CEO, Scotia Mortgage Corporation. Based in Toronto, Ms. Cefis is responsible for the business lines that comprise consumer lending including mortgages, credit cards, personal loans, automotive finance, as well as credit risk management and integrated business solutions.
Ms. Cefis has extensive experience in retail banking, operations and service delivery, marketing, strategic planning and organizational development acquired during her 21 year career in the Canadian financial services industry. She joined Scotiabank in 1999. Most recently, Ms. Cefis was Senior Vice-President, Retail Lending Services. She is multilingual, and holds a BA, Joint Honours and an MBA.
Ms. Cefis is actively involved in a number of industry associations and community endeavours. Currently, she is Chair of the Chip Executive Council, Director of the Visa Canada Association Board, and President & Director of the Board of Opera Atelier, a world class Baroque Opera company in Toronto.
Scotiabank is one of North America’s premier financial institutions, with more than $284 billion in assets and approximately 51,000 employees worldwide, including affiliates. It is also Canada’s most international bank with more than 2,000 branches and offices in more than 50 countries. Scotiabank is on the world wide web at www.scotiabank.com.