SOURCE: Scotiabank


March 29, 2016 10:33 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: Scotiabank President and CEO, Brian Porter, to Speak to Ivey Business Students About Driving the Bank's Digital Strategy

Scotiabank to Announce Significant Investment in Digital Partnership With Ivey Business School

LONDON, ON--(Marketwired - March 29, 2016) - The media are invited to join Brian Porter, Scotiabank's President and CEO, and fellow Scotiabank executives for the J.C. Taylor Lecture in Finance, as they speak about driving the Bank's digital strategy at the Ivey Business School at Western University.

What: Brian Porter, President and CEO of Scotiabank, will speak to students about driving the Bank's digital strategy. Following his remarks, Mr. Porter and other Scotiabank executives, will participate in a panel discussion with HBA students. The panel will be moderated by Ivey Business School Associate Professor, Nicole Haggerty.
  Scotiabank will also announce a significant investment in a digital partnership with Ivey Business School.
Who: Brian Porter, President and CEO, Scotiabank
  Kyle McNamara, Executive Vice President and Co-Head of Information Technology, Business Systems, Scotiabank
  Randy Lyons, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Strategy, Scotiabank
  Robert Kennedy, Dean, Ivey Business School
  Nicole Haggerty, Associate Professor, Ivey Business School
When: Thursday, March 31, 2016
  1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
  Media availability to follow panel (Media are invited to ask questions following the student portion of the event)
Ivey Business School
University of Western Ontario
1255 Western Rd, London, ON

About Scotiabank

Scotiabank is Canada's international bank and a leading financial services provider in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and Asia-Pacific. We are dedicated to helping our 23 million customers become better off through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets. With a team of more than 89,000 employees and assets of $920 billion (as at January 31, 2016), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (TSX: BNS) and New York Exchanges (NYSE: BNS). Scotiabank distributes the Bank's media releases using Marketwired. For more information, please visit and follow us on Twitter @ScotiabankViews.

About the Ivey Business School, Western University

The Ivey Business School ( at Western University is Canada's leading provider of relevant, innovative and comprehensive business education. Drawing on extensive research and business experience, Ivey faculty provide the best classroom experience, equipping graduates with the skills and capabilities they need to tackle the leadership challenges in today's complex business world. Ivey offers world-renowned undergraduate and graduate degree programs as well as Executive Development at campuses in London (Ontario), Toronto and Hong Kong.

Contact Information

  • For media enquiries only:
    Erin Truax
    Public, Corporate and Government Affairs

    Ivan Langrish
    Senior Manager, Media Strategy
    Ivey Business School