By Adriano Marchese

Power Corp. of Canada said Wednesday that it has appointed Jake Lawrence as the company's chief financial officer, effective March 18.

Lawrence served at the Bank of Nova Scotia for the past 22 years in progressively senior roles in Canada and the U.S.

Most recently he was chief executive officer and group head of Global Banking and Markets.

The Canadian financial services company said Lawrence succeeds Gregory Tretiak who has served in the position since 2012.

With the departure of Lawrence, Bank of Nova Scotia said that it has appointed Paul Scurfield to Global Head, Capital Markets, Global Banking and Markets, and Michael Kruse now takes on the role of Interim Global Head, Corporate and Investment Banking, Global Banking and Markets.

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