Kevin Teslyk

Executive Vice President, Canadian Commercial Banking
Gillian Riley

Kevin is the Executive Vice President, Canadian Commercial Banking for Scotiabank, a position he has held since December 2018. In this role, he is responsible for the development and implementation of the strategic objectives for Commercial Banking and Automotive Finance in Canada.

Kevin joined Scotiabank in Calgary in 1992 as a Teller.  He has held progressively senior roles in Personal and Commercial Banking, Corporate and Investment Banking, Wealth Management, Finance and Global Risk Management. In 2001 Kevin joined International Banking, where he played a leading role in supporting the Bank’s international units throughout the Caribbean, Central America, and Asia including appointments as Managing Director of the Bank’s Caribbean East region and Managing Director and Country Head of Scotiabank (Bahamas) Limited. In 2013 he returned to Canada as Senior Vice President of Scotiabank’s Automotive Finance business. Kevin is currently a Director of Tangerine.  

Kevin holds a B.Comm (Finance) from the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary, and an MBA from the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario. 

Kevin and his wife, Karine, live in Oakville, Ont. with their six children.