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Brian Porter

President and CEO, Scotiabank

Brian Porter has been president and chief executive officer of Scotiabank since November 2013. He joined Scotiabank in 1981, and has held several senior positions across the bank, including executive roles with Global Banking and Markets, Global Risk Management, Group Treasury, and International Banking. Porter served as the Bank’s Chief Risk Officer from 2005 to 2008, as Group Head of Risk & Treasury from 2008 to 2010 and as Group Head of International Banking from 2010 to 2012. He was appointed President of Scotiabank in November 2012, and was elected to the Scotiabank Board of Directors in April 2013. He has also been actively involved with many industry, educational, community, health and arts organizations. His current board memberships include the Business Council of Canada, the Council of the Americas, and the Washington-based Institute of International Finance (IIF). Porter earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Dalhousie University, and was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) degree from Dalhousie University in 2008. He is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program of the Harvard Business School.

Brian Porter ha sido Presidente y Director Ejecutivo de Scotiabank desde noviembre de 2013. Se unió a Scotiabank en 1981 y ha ocupado diferentes posiciones ejecutivas en el Banco en las divisiones de Global Banking y Markets, Global Risk Management, Grupo de Hacienda y Banca Internacional. El Sr. Porter ha sido Director de Riesgo del Banco, Jefe de Grupo de Riesgo & Tesorería, y Jefe de Grupo de Banca Internacional. Fue nombrado Presidente de Scotiabank en noviembre de 2012 y fue elegido miembro del Consejo de Administración en el 2013. También participa activamente en varias organizaciones empresariales, educativas, comunitarias, de salud y artes. Actualmente es miembro del Consejo Empresarial de Canadá, el Council of the Americas y el Instituto de Finanzas Internacionales (IIF, por sus siglas en inglés) con sede en Washington. Brian Porter es Licenciado en Comercio por parte de la Universidad de Dalhousie y obtuvo el título de Doctor Honoris Causa de la misma universidad en 2008. Es graduado de la escuela de negocios de la Universidad de Harvard.