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JM | Oct 15, 2020

Scotiabank Jamaica names Audrey Tugwell Henry new president, CEO

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Audrey Tugwell Henry, appointed Scotiabank Jamaica president and chief executive officer.

Scotiabank Jamaica has announced that seasoned executive Audrey Tugwell Henry is to become its new president and chief executive officer.

She will take over from current president and CEO David Noel, who returns to Canada to lead the bank’s Atlantic Region.

A seasoned executive with more than 30 years of financial services experience in Jamaica, Tugwell Henry has been responsible for retail banking since 2017.

“Audrey is uniquely suited to lead Scotiabank Jamaica. She is a transformational leader who has consistently demonstrated that she is a catalyst for our performance culture and customer focus,” said Ignacio (Nacho) Deschamps, group head, international banking and digital transformation at Scotiabank.

“I would like to thank David for his dedication and commitment to Scotiabank Jamaica and wish him continued success in his new role.”

Outgoing Scotiabank Jamaica president and CEO, David Noel, returns to Canada to lead the company’s larger Atlantic operations. (Photo contributed)

Scotiabank also announced  that Anya Schnoor has been appointed as the executive vice president of its Caribbean, Central America and Uruguay (CCAU) region, taking over from Brendan King who will be retiring after a distinguished 30-year career at the bank.

Schnoor, who is Jamaican, was most recently executive vice president, retail products in Canadian banking. She has held several senior roles in Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago in her 28-year career.

Anya Schnoor, appointed executive vice president of Scotiabank’s Caribbean, Central America and Uruguay region.

“Anya brings a wealth of experience and an in-depth knowledge of the region and is uniquely qualified to lead the region as it navigates its recovery during this difficult time,” continued Deschamps. “Scotiabank is also committed to advancing female leaders in the workplace which we see as a top priority for the long-term success of the bank. The appointments of Audrey and Anya, two seasoned Jamaican financial services leaders with deep expertise, will build on our strengths in Jamaica and the wider CCAU region.” 

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