UPDATED ON: Friday, November 12, 2010
David A. Dodge, O.C.,
From The Globe and Mail
Scotiabank is pleased to announce the appointment of David Dodge to the Board of Directors.
Mr. Dodge is a senior advisor at Bennett Jones LLP. He has had a distinguished career in the federal public service, most recently as Governor of the Bank of Canada from 2001 to 2008. Mr. Dodge has held senior positions in the Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation, the Anti-Inflation Board, the Department of Employment and Immigration and the Department of Finance. He was Deputy Minister of Finance from 1992 to 1997, and Deputy Minister of Health from 1998 to 2001.
A native of Toronto, Mr. Dodge received his B.A. (Economics, Hons.) from Queen’s University, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton. During his academic career, he taught economics at Queen’s University, Johns Hopkins University, University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University. He is an Officer of the Order of Canada.
Mr. Dodge is currently Chancellor of Queen’s University. He is a member of the board of directors of the C.D. Howe Institute and the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. He also co-chairs the Global Market Monitoring Group of the International Institute of Finance. In 2009, he was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.
Scotiabank is one of North America's premier financial institutions and Canada's most international bank. With close to 70,000 employees, Scotiabank Group and its affiliates serve approximately 14.6 million customers in some 50 countries around the world. Scotiabank offers a diverse range of products and services including personal, commercial, corporate and investment banking. With more than $523 billion in assets (as at July 31, 2010), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (BNS) and New York Exchanges (BNS).