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As Group Head and Chief Financial Officer, Sean McGuckin oversees the Finance Department, including Investor Relations, Taxation and Strategic Sourcing. He is also responsible for Group Treasury, Corporate Insurance and Economics departments. He was appointed Chief Financial Officer on January 2, 2012, and to his current responsibilities on December 1, 2015.
Since joining Scotiabank in 1991, Sean has held progressively more senior positions in Risk Management, Finance and Audit, including Vice President and Head, Capital Markets and Group Treasury Audit, and Senior Vice President and Chief Accountant. Previously, Sean was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and prior to 2012, was Senior Vice President & Head, Risk Policy & Capital Markets Global Risk Management.
Sean holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto, and has been a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario since 1988. He is a past board member of the Alzheimer Society of Toronto.
Sean is a past chair of the Finance Committee and the Chief Accountants’ Committee of the Canadian Bankers Association (CBA). He has also served on a number of Institute of International Finance (IIF) committees.
Sean is married and has three children.
Sean D. McGuckin, CPA, CA.
Group Head and Chief Financial Officer