The Bank of Nova Scotia Jamaica (BNSJ)- Appointment

The Board of Directors of The Bank of Nova Scotia Jamaica Limited (BNSJ) has advised that the Board selected Mr. Bruce Bowen as the next President and CEO of BNSJ. Mr. Bowen’s appointment is, of course, subject to the usual fit and proper assessment by the Bank of Jamaica.


Mr. Bowen has been with Scotiabank for 18 years. His international experience includes positions as the Commercial Banking Manager in Cayman, General Manager Corporate and Commercial Banking of Scotiabank Trinidad and Tobago and five years as Senior General Manager here in Jamaica. His most recent role was as President and CEO of Scotiabank Puerto Rico. Mr. Bowen is a strong and experienced international banker who is well positioned to lead the Bank and foster the development of the next generation of Jamaican Scotiabankers.


Mr. Bowen will be succeeding Mr. William Clarke, President and CEO of BNSJ who will be retiring on October 31, 2008. Mr. Clarke will remain as President and CEO of BNSJ through an orderly transition period.