Leadership Lessons from Scotiabank

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A virtual fireside chat with SEEC Executive Director Alan Middleton and John Doig, Scotiabank Executive Vice President, Head of Branch Banking, on leadership in a crisis.

 

Leadership Lessons from Scotiabank

Wednesday, May 6, 2020, 2pm

In the third of a new online speaker series, John will talk with SEEC Executive Director Alan Middleton from 2-2:30pm. John will share his leadership insights from his 22-year career at Scotiabank. John currently oversees all of Canadian Branch Banking and Small Business Banking. Previously, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, responsible for all global marketing, sponsorship, philanthropy, and corporate social responsibility activities, including securing the 20-year partnership between Scotiabank and Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment and the naming of Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of SCENE.

View a video archive of this chat.

We live in a new world. Each day we are faced with uncertainty and disruption. With these new business challenges come new opportunities for your organization to transform and succeed.

What lessons can we learn from this new reality? How can we be resilient and improve as an individual, team and organization during a crisis?

These and other important questions will be explored during a series of virtual fireside chats: Leadership Lessons in Troubled Times. These free, 30-minute online events will feature thought leaders and influencers from top organizations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

The speakers will share their insights on leadership lessons learned and how they might apply to your business or organization:

  • What are the most important leadership traits for a company or organization during disruption?
  • How do you build up resilience in different functions across your team and organization?
  • What strategies are needed to communicate new ideas and shift mindsets (social distancing, telework, managing remote teams, innovation)?
  • How do you overcome resistance to change on an individual, team and organizational level?
  • How do we improve collaboration and stakeholder management during a crisis?

Get information on the complete Leadership Lessons in Troubled Times, Fireside Chat Series, here.

About Alan’s Guest

John Doig was appointed Executive Vice-President, Retail Distribution at Scotiabank in December 2018. In this role he is responsible for defining and implementing the strategic direction, goals and execution of key initiatives for Retail Banking in Canada. John oversees all of Canadian Branch Banking and Small Business Banking.

John joined the Bank in 1998 and has held progressively senior positions in Wealth Management, Marketing and Retail Banking. Most recently he was Executive Vice-President and Chief Marketing Officer, responsible for all global marketing, sponsorship, philanthropy and corporate social responsibility activities, including securing the 20-year partnership between Scotiabank and Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, and the naming of Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of SCENE.

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