Gillian Riley, President & CEO of Tangerine Bank and EVP, Scotiabank, named a Catalyst Honours Champion for 2020
The annual award celebrates exceptional role models in Canadian business who continually advance women and advocate for inclusive workplaces.
“I’ve had the good fortune of knowing Gillian for many years and have seen firsthand the significant and positive impact she has had on the lives of women at Scotiabank,” said Brian Porter, President and CEO of Scotiabank. “In her role as President and CEO of Tangerine Bank her commitment to the advancement of women continues. Congratulations to Gillian on this very well‑deserved recognition.”
Gillian received the award in the
Notable examples include her establishment of The Scotiabank Women InitiativeTM ‑ a program that strives to strengthen equality and support for Canada’s women entrepreneurs by providing women-owned,
“This award is such a well‑deserved recognition, both for Gillian’s contribution to Scotiabank and Tangerine broadly, and for her
Gillian and the full list of winners will be recognized at Catalyst Honours 2020
For a full list of winners, please visit https://www.catalyst.org/media-release/catalyst-honours-2020
About Gillian Riley
Gillian Riley is currently at the leading edge of digital banking in Canada as the President and CEO of Tangerine, where she drives the bank’s strategic direction to provide Canadians with simple and innovative banking. A passionate champion of gender initiatives, Gillian has held several senior leadership positions across Scotiabank in Retail, Small Business, Commercial Banking and Operations. Through this experience, she gained an
Gillian is also the pioneer behind The Scotiabank Women Initiative (SWI), which helps advance women-owned,
Gillian is a past President of the Canadian Club of Toronto,
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About Tangerine Bank
Tangerine Bank is a digital bank that delivers simplified everyday banking to Canadians. With over 2 million Clients and close to $40 billion in total assets, it’s one of Canada’s leading digital banks. Tangerine Bank offers banking that’s flexible and accessible, products and services that are innovative, fair fees and
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