UPDATED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2005
Anne Marie ODonovan,
Senior Vice-President and Chief Auditor
From The Globe and Mail
Scotiabank is pleased to announce the appointment of Anne Marie O’Donovan to the position of Senior Vice-President and Chief Auditor. In her new position, Ms. O’Donovan will be responsible for producing independent, objective reviews of the quality and effectiveness of internal controls and risk management processes for Scotiabank and its subsidiaries. In this new role, she will report to the Audit and Conduct Review Committee of the Board of Directors.
Ms. O’Donovan joined the Bank in September, 2004. Most recently, she was Senior Vice-President and Deputy Chief Auditor. Prior to her appointment at Scotiabank, Ms. O’Donovan was a partner with Ernst & Young, where she led their North American Enterprise Risk Management practice. Ms. O’Donovan graduated from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, in 1982 with an Honours degree in Business Administration, and has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario since 1984.
Scotiabank is one of North America’s premier financial institutions and Canada’s most international bank. With more than 50,000 employees, Scotiabank Group and its affiliates serve about 10 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 $318 billion in assets (as at July 31, 2005), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (BNS) and New York (BNS) Stock Exchanges.