Jackie Sharp

[Kingston, April, 2016] Jackie Sharp, President and CEO Scotia Group Jamaica, will take on the oversight of four additional territories in her new role as Head of the Caribbean North and Central for Scotiabank. In this new role, Ms. Sharp's duties have been expanded to include overseeing the operations of The Bahamas, Cayman, Turks & Caicos and the British Virgin Islands. She has previously had oversight responsibility for Belize and Haiti, which will remain as part of her portfolio.

"It is an honour and a privilege to have been given this expanded responsibility", said Ms. Sharp. I am enthusiastic about this opportunity and look forward to working with the teams in those countries", she continued.

Sharp joined Scotiabank in 1997 and has held progressively senior roles in the areas of treasury, finance, private banking and insurance over the years. She has been President and CEO of Scotia Group since September 2013.

According to Sharp, "I look forward to leading these teams as we continue to focus on our clients while sharing our own financial expertise. Scotiabank remains committed to our customers and to enhancing the Caribbean community".

Scotiabank has operations in 20 countries in the Caribbean, and has strategically developed an unmatched financial footprint across the region.

About Scotia Group Jamaica Limited (SGJL) Scotiabank has been in Jamaica since 1889 and is the premier financial institution in the country with just over 2,000 employees and 35 Branches Island wide. SGJL is a subsidiary of Scotiabank (Canada) and offers a diverse range of products and services including personal, commercial, and small business banking, wealth management, insurance, and mortgages. SGJL is an award winning institution having been named on numerous occasions as the Bank of the Year and Best Bank in Jamaica by international financial publications – the Banker, Latin Finance, Euromoney, and Global Finance magazines. SGJL has JMD$ 414 billion in assets (as at January 31, 2015). For more information please visit www.scotiabank.com/jm.