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Sarabjit (Sabi) Marwah, Director
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Sarabjit (Sabi) Marwah


Sabi Marwah retired as the Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of the Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank) in 2014, a position he held since 2008. As Vice Chairman, Sabi was responsible for Scotiabank’s corporate financial and administrative functions and was actively involved in developing the bank’s strategic plans and priorities.

Sabi joined Scotiabank as a Financial Analyst in 1979 and, during his career, held successively more senior positions within the finance department, including Deputy Comptroller, Senior Vice-President and Comptroller, and Executive Vice-President. He was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in 1998 and Senior Executive Vice-President and CFO in 2002.

Sabi holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours), a Master’s in Economics and an MBA (Finance) from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).In 2012, he received an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from Ryerson University’s Ted Rogers School of Management. In 2002, Sabi was awarded the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal for his contributions to Canada.