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Kevin Teslyk Kevin is the Senior Vice President, Automotive Finance, with responsibility for leading the Bank’s Automotive Finance operations throughout Canada, including both the Prime Indirect Retail Lending and Commercial Automotive Finance businesses, and Near-Prime Indirect Retail Lending business at Scotia Dealer Advantage.

Kevin joined Scotiabank in Calgary, Alberta in 1992 as a Teller and has, over the years, held progressively senior roles within the Bank, both inside and outside of Canada, including in personal and commercial banking, corporate and investment banking, wealth management, finance and global risk management. In 2001, Kevin joined the International Banking division as an International Associate. In 2004, he was appointed Director, International Corporate & Commercial Banking, based in Toronto, where he played a leading role in supporting the Bank's international units in the development, structuring and negotiation of corporate and commercial transactions throughout the Caribbean, Central America, and Asia. In 2005, Kevin was appointed Assistant General Manager & Head of the Bank’s Corporate, Commercial and Offshore Banking activities in Barbados, and in 2009, he was appointed Managing Director of the Bank’s Caribbean East sub-region where, in addition to country management responsibilities for Barbados, he oversaw the Bank’s retail, corporate, commercial, offshore, and wealth management businesses in Barbados, St. Maarten, and throughout the Eastern Caribbean. In 2011, Kevin was appointed Managing Director and Country Head of Scotiabank (Bahamas) Limited, and in November 2013, he returned to Canada, assuming his current role on March 3, 2014.

In June 2015, Kevin was appointed as a Director of Tangerine Bank, Hollis Canadian Bank and Scotia Mortgage Corporation.

Kevin holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Finance) from the Haskayne School of Business, The University of Calgary, and a Master of Business Administration Degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business, The University of Western Ontario.