Aug. 29, 2013
/CNW/ - Scotiabank today announced that
has been appointed to the position of Chief Risk Officer, effective
September 1, 2013.
Mr. Hart will replace
who is retiring after a distinguished 30-year career at Scotiabank. Mr. Pitfield will continue with the Bank until
to facilitate the transition.
is a dedicated 30-year Scotiabanker who has held a number of increasingly senior positions across the Bank, including Group Head, International Banking, and Group Head & Chief Risk Officer for the last three years. An experienced and knowledgeable banker, Rob is known for his energy, enthusiasm and dynamic teamwork. We will miss his sound advice and guidance and wish him well in his retirement," said
, CEO, Scotiabank.
has been with Scotiabank for 35 years and is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer overseeing the global management of credit risk for the Bank, including chairing the key credit committees for Canadian Banking, International Banking and Global Banking and Markets. Mr. Hart previously held a variety of senior positions in
the United States
in both origination and credit adjudication in corporate lending. He was a Relationship Manager based in
in the early 1980s, and headed up the Corporate Banking unit in
in the 1990s. Since 1999, he has been in Global Risk Management; initially as Senior Vice President, Corporate Credit, and then as Senior Vice President & Head, Credit Risk, prior to his most recent appointment in
At the same time, Scotiabank announced that
has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer, effective
September 1, 2013
, replacing Mr. Hart. Mr. Fryett has been with Scotiabank for 36 years and is currently Senior Vice President, Global Risk Management overseeing commercial and corporate credit risk in Latin American markets. Mr. Fryett previously held a variety of senior positions in corporate banking in
and the UK. He also served as Senior Vice President and CFO of Global Banking and Markets.
"Stephen understands risk management. He has extensive experience in credit risk and adjudication and he knows the Bank, our customers, values and risk management processes inside out," said
. "He will continue to bring the kind of discipline and judgment to the role of Chief Risk Officer that our all of our stakeholders have come to expect from Scotiabank."
Waugh added, "Terry is a strong leader with extensive banking experience across international markets. He has a deep understanding of the Bank's strategic priorities and will be a great addition to our Executive Management Committee."