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2 Experts Discuss "The Banking Landscape in Latin America"

7:15-7:59am check-in, coffee; 8:00am sharp to 9:00am discussion

Event Details

Speaker Series | Panel Discussion

Date: Monday September 17, 2018 | 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Speaker(s): Ignacio "Nacho" Deschamps, Group Head - International Banking & Digital Transformation and Strategic Advisor for Global Digital Banking to the President and CEO, Scotiabank

Alejandro Werner, Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund

MODERATOR: Tiff Macklem, Dean and Professor of Finance, Rotman; Corporate Director, Scotiabank (former St. Deputy Governor, Bank of Canada)
Topic: The Banking Landscape in Latin America
Venue: Desautels Hall (Second floor, South Building) | map
Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto,
105 St George Street
Location: Toronto
Cost: None. All are welcome. Please register by September 16 at 5:00 PM
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At our session two top experts on banking in Latin America will share their expertise on the topic and participate in an on-stage conversation led by Tiff Macklem.


Speaker biographies:

Ignacio "Nacho" Deschamps is Scotiabank’s Group Head - International Banking & Digital Transformation and Strategic Advisor for Global Digital Banking to to the President and CEO. As a Group Head with executive responsibility for International Banking, Nacho oversees all of the International Bank’s personal, small business and commercial banking operations globally outside of Canada. Nacho also has executive responsibility for leading the digital transformation of Scotiabank, reimagining and simplifying the customer experience. Prior to joining Scotiabank, Nacho was a member of the Global Executive Committee of a leading European-based global bank, where he was Chairman and CEO of Mexico’s largest bank, Head of South America, and Global Head of Retail Banking.  Nacho is a graduate of Instituto Politécnico Nacional in Mexico City and has a Master of Engineering Administration from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

Alejandro Werner assumed his current position as Director of the Western Hemisphere Department of the International Monetary Fund  in January 2013. A Mexican citizen, Mr. Werner has had distinguished careers in the public and private sectors as well as in academia. Most recently, he served as Undersecretary of Finance and Public Credit of Mexico from December 2006 until August 2010; was Professor of Economics at the Instituto de Empresa in Madrid Spain from August 2010 until July 2011, and Head of Corporate and Investment banking at BBVA-Bancomer from August 2011 until end-2012. Previously he was Director of Economic Studies at the Bank of Mexico and professor at ITAM. He has published widely. Mr. Werner was named Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2007. Mr. Werner received his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1994.

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