Barbara S. Thomas

Key Areas of Experience:

  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Financial services
  • Governance
  • Human resources and executive compensation
  • Retail/consumer

Barbara Thomas is a corporate director, following retirement from a broad career in brand management and consumer goods. Ms. Thomas was a director and Interim Chief Executive Officer of Ocean Spray Company and served as a director of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, Spectrum Brands, Inc. and The Dial Corporation. Ms. Thomas received her B.A. from the University of Michigan and attended the Total Quality Management Program at Washington University.

Scotiabank Board Details:

·         Director since September 28, 2004

·         Member of Corporate Governance Committee and Human Resources Committee

·         Independent