Raj Viswanathan

Group Head and Chief Financial Officer



Raj Viswanathan was appointed Group Head and Chief Financial Officer at Scotiabank in December 1, 2019. In this role, Raj oversees the Finance Department, including Investor Relations, Taxation, Economics, Strategic Transactions, Procurement and Group Treasury functions at the Bank, as well as the Structural Cost Transformation project.  

Raj first joined Scotiabank in 2002 and has held progressively senior positions in Internal Audit and Finance since that time.  Raj was appointed Executive Vice President in 2018.  Prior to being Chief Financial Officer, In 2014, Raj was appointed Senior Vice President & Chief Accountant .  In this role, Raj was responsible for overseeing the Chief Accountant’s group which includes Group responsibilities for: Capital Management, Accounting Policies & Procedures, and Financial Analysis and Reporting. In this role, Raj also led the Bank’s multi-year Finance Transformation project.

Raj is married and has one son.