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Lopez Spence appointed VP, Scotia Insurance Sales and Service

Published:Monday | February 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Debra Lopez Spence

Scotiabank has announced the appointment of Debra Lopez Spence to the position of vice president, insurance sales and service, effective yesterday.

"In this position, Debra will be accountable for the development and successful deployment of sales and service strategies that support our mission of making customers financially better off," Scotiabank said in a statement.

"Debra will also lead the development of a high-performing advisory-based sales force."

Described as relationship-focused and committed to excellence, Lopez Spence has more than 20 years of experience in business coaching, general management and sales leadership in Jamaica, New Zealand and Australia.

Previously she spent five years with Scotiabank, starting as centre director, Scotia Private Client Group and was subsequently appointed to vice president, small and medium enterprises.

Most recently she spent two years as a certified business coach with ActionCOACH providing coaching, mentorship and training to business owners and their teams.

Lopez-Spence holds an MBA from Florida International University and a BSc, with honours, in economics and finance from Barry University. She also serves on the boards of the Jamaica Library Service and the Jamaica Boxing Board.