Scott Thomson

President and Chief Executive Officer

Martin Weeks


Scott Thomson assumed the role of President of Scotiabank on December 1, 2022 and became President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank on February 1, 2023. Mr. Thomson has been a member of the Scotiabank Board of Directors since 2016.

Prior to joining Scotiabank, Mr. Thomson was the President and CEO of Finning International Inc., the world’s largest dealer of Caterpillar equipment and engines across diverse industries in the Americas and Europe. Mr. Thomson has also held a number of senior executive positions including Chief Financial Officer of Talisman Energy Inc. and Executive Vice President, Corporate Development at Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE). Prior to his tenure at BCE, Mr. Thomson was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs.

Mr. Thomson holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in economics and political science from Queen’s University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Chicago.