A name well-known in Saskatchewan business circles is stepping down.
As a regional vice-president, Dieter Jentsch headed ScotiaBank’s Saskatchewan operations for several years before heading to Toronto and a career that took him to the highest levels within the organization. Originally from B.C., he moved to Saskatoon as one of the last regional vice-presidents to reside within the province. Most of the banks now tend to oversee Saskatchewan from centralized offices. (ie: Calgary).
He was a popular figure on the Saskatoon and Saskatchewan business scenes, strengthening the bank’s presence in this market before being assigned to corporate headquarters.
There, he steadily rose through the ranks to ultimately head ScotiaBank’s global operations, where he was largely responsible for the bank’s especially strong presence in Central and South America. His position ranked him among the top executives within the bank, which announced he would be retiring effective Dec. 1st but staying on as an advisor for a couple months to facilitate the transition to two executives.