William R. Fatt

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William Fatt is a corporate director and the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FRHI Hotels & Resorts, which operates hotels around the world. Mr. Fatt has over 30 years of finance, investment, capital markets and international experience. He has held senior executive roles throughout his career, including Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Canadian Pacific Limited. Mr. Fatt has also served as a director of several Canadian public issuers over his distinguished career. He is currently a member of the board of directors of The Jim Pattison Group Inc. He has a B.A. (in economics) from York University.

Public Company Directorships:

  • Canadian Pacific Railway Limited

Scotiabank Board Details:

  • Director since January 27, 2015
  • Member of the Audit Committee (Chair and designated financial expert) and Risk Committee
  • Independent
William R. Fatt

Key Areas of Experience:

  • Accounting / Audit
  • Finance
  • Governance
  • Human resources and executive compensation
  • Risk management