UPDATED ON: Thursday, June 27, 2002
Vice-Chairman of Scotiabank
and Chairman and CEO of Scotia Capital
From The Globe and Mail
Scotiabank is pleased to announce the appointment of David Wilson to the position of Vice-Chairman of Scotiabank and Chairman and CEO of Scotia Capital. In his new position, Mr. Wilson will be responsible for the Scotiabank Group's extensive corporate and investment banking activities.
Mr. Wilson joined the corporate finance department of McLeod Young Weir in 1971, prior to Scotiabank's acquisition of the investment dealer in 1987. Over the years he assumed increasing responsibilities in postings in Vancouver and Toronto and was subsequently named Managing Director of Corporate Finance in 1989. In 1993, Mr. Wilson was appointed President and Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ScotiaMcLeod. Most recently, Mr. Wilson was Co-Chairman and Co-CEO of Scotia Capital.
Mr. Wilson is a member of the Board of Directors of Rogers Communications Inc., the University of Toronto Press and the Art Gallery of Ontario. He is currently a member of the Ontario Government's Advisory Committee which is reviewing the Ontario Securities Act. In addition, Mr. Wilson is a past chairman of the Investment Dealers Association of Canada, and a past director of the United Way of Greater Toronto and the National Ballet of Canada.
Scotiabank is one of North America’s premier financial institutions, with more than $297 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 50 countries. Scotiabank is on the World Wide Web at www.scotiabank.com.