TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - November 01, 2013) - Beginning November 1, Scotiabank will use Marketwired to issue all news releases, including quarterly financial statements.
"With more than three decades of experience, we are confident that Marketwired will provide us with transmissions and related services that will help us communicate effectively with stakeholders," said Ann DeRabbie, Scotiabank Director, Media Communications. "While members of the media are the primary audience for press releases, our customers, investors, and employees around the world also follow developments as they are publicly announced."
As part of the agreement Marketwired will issue all corporate press releases, providing translation and other support as necessary. They will also host the Scotiabank Media Centre, found at www.scotiabank.com, and provide access to photo assignment and distribution services through The Canadian Press photo distribution network.
To continue receiving Scotiabank media releases online, please visit the media centre at www.media.scotiabank.com/cdaen or go to Marketwired's "Hot Off the Wire" to subscribe.
"I am proud to welcome Scotiabank aboard and appreciate their recognition that in a changing world our solutions meet their corporate communications priorities and business goals," said Marketwired President and CEO Jim Delaney. "The Canadian banking system is known as having the world's soundest banking institutions. The need to practice strict governance along with the growing importance of reputation and risk management make Marketwired's integrated suite of communication solutions a perfect fit.
Scotiabank is a leading multinational financial services provider and Canada's most international bank. With more than 83,000 employees, Scotiabank and its affiliates serve some 21 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 $743 billion (as at July 31, 2013), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (BNS) and New York Exchanges (BNS). For more information please visit www.scotiabank.com.
Partnering with companies of all sizes -- from start-ups to Fortune 500 enterprises -- Marketwired is an innovative, social communications company offering best-in-class, global news distribution and reporting. Powered by Sysomos, Marketwired's products also provide state-of-the-art social media monitoring and analytics. This critical business intelligence provides instant and unlimited access to all social media conversations, allowing brands to see what's happening, why it's happening, and who's driving the conversations.
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