Mike Henry was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Data Officer for Scotiabank in November 2017. In this newly-created role at Scotiabank, Mike is responsible for the creation of an enterprise-wide data strategy for the Bank and a governance operating model that both manages risks and directly enables the Bank’s business priorities.
Mike joined Scotiabank in 1996 and has held progressively senior positions in Sales Management, Marketing, Wealth Management, Distribution Strategy, and Product Development. Most recently, he was Executive Vice President of Retail Payments, Deposits and Unsecured Lending on the Canadian Banking leadership team. Mike’s broad experience across Scotiabank, combined with his wide-ranging understanding of data from a customer, business and regulatory perspective, provide him with a unique vantage point for this strategic role.
Mike holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto and a Master of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business.
Mike has served on a variety of Scotiabank subsidiary and other external boards, and is an active member of the community supporting a number of not for profit organizations in a board or advisory capacity. Mike is a passionate champion for gender equality, and a founder of Scotiabank’s HeForShe movement.
He resides in Toronto, Ontario.
Ramesh Siromani is the Senior Vice President, Strategy & Transformation and leads the development of technology strategy and transformation initiatives at RBC and the Technology Program Management Office. He is also responsible for the Early Talent and Intrapreneurship programs.
Ramesh has over 20 years of wide ranging experience in financial services. Ramesh joined RBC from A.T. Kearney, a global consulting firm, where he was a partner in the Financial Institutions Practice. He has led engagements across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, and is known for his expertise in advising financial institutions on strategy, operations and technology transformation and innovation. He is an expert in payments and has advised banks, retailers, networks, utilities and payment associations on the emerging payments ecosystem including real-time payments, frictionless commerce and payments modernization. Prior to A.T. Kearney, Ramesh served in a variety of roles with global bank, HSBC for nine years leading teams in retail and commercial banking and cards and payments.
Ramesh graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Delhi in India and holds an MBA from the University of Western Ontario in Canada. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
He resides in Oakville, Ontario