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Scotiabank’s Anya Schnoor moves to Toronto

Published:Wednesday | September 20, 2017 | 3:32 PM

Jamaican Anya Schnoor, Managing Director of Scotiabank Trinidad and Tobago and Senior Vice President and Head of Caribbean South and East, has been promoted to an international position as Executive Vice President, Retail Payments, Deposits and Unsecured Lending.

She steps into that position in Canada, effective November 1, 2017.

In her new role, Schnoor will be responsible for designing and delivering financial solutions that drive growth through Scotiabank’s Canadian branch network, call centres and digital channels, the bank said in a release.

“We are extremely happy for Anya,” says Jacqueline Sharp, President and CEO Scotia Group.

She said Schnoor “has demonstrated her abilities in all the positions she has held with the Bank and has contributed significantly to our positioning across the Caribbean.”

The appointment will make Schnoor the most senior Caribbean national in the global bank.

She joined Scotiabank Jamaica in 2006 and has held a series of progressively senior positions across the Bank.

Schnoor is the former Executive Vice-President of Scotiabank Jamaica's wealth management and insurance division, which included Scotia Jamaica Life Insurance Company, Scotia Private Client Group, and Scotia Investments Jamaica.

She took over the position as Managing Director of Scotiabank Trinidad and Tobago Limited in 2012.  In 2016 she was appointed Head of Caribbean South & East with oversight responsibilities of the Bank’s business in 12 countries in the region.