Peter C. Godsoe
Mr. Godsoe, 71, of Toronto, Ontario, was Chairman of the Board until March 2, 2004 and Chief Executive Officer until December 2, 2003 of the Bank of Nova Scotia. From 1966, he held positions of increasing responsibilities with the Bank of Nova Scotia, becoming Chairman of the Board in 1995. Mr. Godsoe’s corporate directorships include Barrick Gold Corporation, Sobeys Inc., Ingersoll-Rand Company, Lonmin PLC, Rogers Communications Inc. and Templeton Emerging Markets Investment Trust. Mr. Godsoe is also a director of a number of non-profit institutes including the Atlantic Institute for Market Research and Mount Sinai Hospital. In 2002, he received the Order of Canada and was inducted into the Canadian Business Hall of Fame.
Mr. Godsoe holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Physics from the University of Toronto and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School. He is also a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario.