Scotiabank Trinidad and Tobago Named Bank of the Year 2013

November 29, 2013

Scotiabank was today (November 29, 2013) named the Bank of the Year in Trinidad and Tobago by The Banker magazine, a Financial Times publication. Scotiabank Trinidad and Tobago Limited was also recently awarded Scotiabank's Country of the Year 2013 title.

"Scotiabank has had a presence in Trinidad and Tobago for 60 years and we are pleased to be recognized as Bank of the Year for maintaining a strong track record of delivering superior results," said Anya M. Schnoor – Managing Director, Scotiabank Trinidad and Tobago Limited. "This award is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our exceptional employees in helping our customers uncover opportunities in a changing world."

The Bank was also named Bank of the Year by The Banker in The British Virgin Islands, Guyana, Jamaica and Canada.

The Banker selects winners based on their ability to deliver shareholder returns and gain strategic advantage. The magazine is the world's longest running international banking magazine, recognized as a leading source of information on finance and investment around the globe.

"Scotiabank has had a proud presence in the Caribbean for close to 125 years and today we have the largest presence of any financial services company in the region," said Bruce Bowen, Scotiabank's Senior Vice President for the Caribbean Region. "We have achieved our success by helping our customers discover what's possible with their finances."

Scotiabank's Caribbean operations have been recognized with numerous awards this year for their strength and stability as well as products and services, including:

  • Bank of The Year in the Caribbean from LatinFinance;
  • World's Best Consumer Internet Bank in 21 countries across the Caribbean including Trinidad and Tobago by Global Finance along with regional recognitions in North America, Latin America and the Caribbean;
  • Best Emerging Market Bank by Global Finance
  • And in 2012, The Banker named Scotiabank Global Bank of the Year and Bank of the Year in the Americas.
About Scotiabank

Scotiabank has been part of the Caribbean since 1889 and is a leading bank in the region, with operations in 25 countries. The Bank has more than 10,600 employees, 1035 ABMs and 354 branches, kiosks and other offices in the region, including affiliates.

Scotiabank is a leading multinational financial services provider and Canada's most international bank. With more than 83,000 employees, Scotiabank and its affiliates serve some 21 million customers in more than 55 countries around the world. Scotiabank offers a broad range of products and services including personal, commercial, corporate and investment banking. In December 2012, Scotiabank became the first Canadian bank to be named Global Bank of the Year and Bank of the Year in the Americas by The Banker magazine, a Financial Times publication. With assets of $743 billion (as at July 31, 2013), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (BNS) and New York Exchanges (BNS). For more information please visit

For further information, please contact
Cindy Mohammed – Manager, Public and Corporate Affairs / Sponsorship and Philanthropy Scotiabank Trinidad and Tobago Limited
56 – 58 Richmond Street
Port of Spain
625 – 3566 ext 2202