President and CEO
For the past eight years, Brian Porter has been president and CEO of Scotiabank, which currently ranks third among Canadian banks in both assets (approximately $1.17 trillion) and market share. Scotiabank had a strong year in 2020, despite the pandemic, including 6.9% growth within its banking division in the fourth quarter. It was named Best Bank for Small Businesses by CFIB in 2020, as well as World’s Best Bank in Barbados, Costa Rica, the US Virgin Islands, the Bahamas, Trinidad and Tobago, and Turks and Caicos by Global Finance. Scotiabank was also recognized with five FundGrade A+ Awards.