Head of major Canadian firm steps down

Head of major Canadian firm steps down

Head of major Canadian firm steps down Nicolas Heffernan

Tuula Jalasjaa has stepped down as the Managing Director & Head of HollisWealth.

“She left effective Feb 11th to pursue other opportunities,” a spokesperson told WP.

The search for a successor to Jalasjaa is expected to be completed in the next few weeks, but in the meantime, the business will report to Glen Gowland, SVP, Canadian Wealth Management at Scotiabank. During the interim period, day to day accountability for the business will be handled by Farhan Hamidani, Managing Director, Retail Services, Project & Support, HollisWealth.

Jalasjaa has been with Scotiabank for 18 years in both Wealth Management and Global Transaction Banking. In addition, she has been a strong advocate for Women in Wealth over the last number of years.