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Marian Lawson

Executive Vice President
Business Management


In the role of Executive Vice President, Global Financial Institutions and Transaction Banking, Marian is responsible for the growth and strategic direction of both businesses. She has oversight and responsibility for the business conducted with all financial institutions, which includes banks, asset managers, insurance and hedge funds. In addition, her teams in Transaction Banking provide Cash Management, Payment, and Trade Finance solutions for the Bank’s business customers. She was appointed to this position in 2014. Marian began her career with Scotiabank in 1986 in Global Risk Management, and has held progressively senior positions in Corporate Banking, Audit, Investment Banking, and Global Capital Markets. As an advocate for diversity, Marian is Co-Chair of Global Banking and Markets Diversity and Inclusion Committee and has mentored many young women and men in their careers. In 2016, she was recognized by the Women’s Executive Network (WXN) and awarded the Women in Capital Markets (WCM) Leadership award for her contributions to diversity in the workplace. Marian is a member of a number of committees at the Bank including, Risk Policy and Senior Credit Committee, and also sits on the Board of an internal subsidiary. Marian holds a Master of Business (Finance) degree from McMaster University and a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) degree from York University.

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