Scotiabank appoints Wendy Hannam as Executive Vice President, Latin America

Scotiabank appoints Wendy Hannam as Executive Vice President, Latin America 
TORONTO, Dec. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Scotiabank today announced that Wendy Hannam 
has been appointed Executive Vice President, Latin America. 
"Throughout her career with Scotiabank, Wendy has made many significant 
contributions to driving business growth and reinforcing the strength of our 
team," said Scotiabank CEO Rick Waugh. "In her new role, Wendy will provide 
leadership as we continue to build our Latin American operations." 
In this role Wendy will oversee Scotiabank's growing personal and commercial 
Latin American operations. She will also be responsible for all consumer and 
microfinance businesses in the International Banking division. Latin America 
continues to be strategically important to Scotiabank and in this role, Wendy 
will drive growth and will work closely with partners in Global Banking and 
Markets and Global Wealth Management to maximize the opportunities in these 
developing markets. Wendy will report to Dieter Jentsch, Group Head, 
International Banking. 
Wendy joined Scotiabank in 1983 as a commercial account manager and has held 
progressively senior roles in commercial banking, risk management, product and 
sales management. She was most recently Executive Vice-President Sales and 
Service, Products and Marketing for Scotiabank's International Banking 
Wendy holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from Memorial University 
and Master of Business Administration from the University of Toronto. She is 
also a graduate of the Advanced Management Programme at INSEAD (European 
Institute of Business). 
Scotiabank is one of North America's premier financial institutions and 
Canada's most international bank. With more than 81,000 employees, Scotiabank 
and its affiliates serve some 19 million customers in more than 55 countries 
around the world. Scotiabank offers a broad range of products and services 
including personal, commercial, corporate and investment banking. In December 
2012, Scotiabank became the first Canadian bank to be named Global Bank of the 
Year and Bank of the Year in the Americas by The Banker magazine, A Financial 
Times publication.With assets of $668 billion (as at October 31, 2012), 
Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (BNS) and New York Exchanges (BNS). For more 
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For further information: Paula Cufre, Scotiabank Media Communications,  
SOURCE: Scotiabank 
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