Executive Management

Chadwick Westlake


Chadwick Westlake serves as the Bank's Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, leading all core finance functions, as well as the Bank's Treasury and securitization activities, Corporate Development, Legal, and Productivity and Delivery. He joined Equitable in 2020 following more than 18 years at Scotiabank in progressively senior roles, including Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of Canadian Banking, and most recently Executive Vice-President of Enterprise Productivity and Canadian Banking Finance where he set the strategy and implementation of enterprise-wide productivity improvement. Leading with a true challenger mindset, Chadwick's experience driving revenue growth, reducing costs, and leading innovative and sustainable change are invaluable assets to this organization as it sets its sights on continued growth.

Chadwick graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics & Management and is a CFA charterholder.

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