Anya M. Schnoor

Executive Vice President, Retail Products Scotiabank
Anya M. Schnoor


Anya Schnoor was appointed Executive Vice President, Retail Products for Canadian Banking in November 2017. In this role, Anya and her team are responsible for designing and delivering financial solutions that drive growth through Scotiabank’s Canadian branch network, contact centres and digital channels.

A native of Jamaica, Anya’s experience in the financial services sector in the Caribbean spans more than 25 years in the areas of wealth management, insurance and banking. She is widely-recognized as a strong business leader in the Caribbean region, receiving the Caribbean Luminary Award in 2019 by the American Foundation for The University of the West Indies for her contributions in the business community.

Anya first joined Scotiabank in Jamaica in 2006, and has held progressively senior roles across the region, including responsibility for the Bank’s business across 12 countries in the Caribbean. In her current role, Anya has spearheaded major critical initiatives, including the development of the new Scotia Mobile Banking app in Canada, the launch of a number of award-winning credit cards, and the introduction of new banking packages, to fundamentally transform the way Scotiabank serves its retail customers.

Anya is currently a Director on various Scotiabank subsidiary boards and is also a Director of Interac Corporation. Anya is also an active member of the community and serves on the Campaign Cabinet for the United Way of the Greater Toronto Region. She is also a member of the International Women’s Forum (IWF), an organization dedicated to supporting the next generation of women leaders.

Anya holds a Master of Business Administration from Barry University and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and International Business from Florida International University.