Mr. Godsoe, 79, of Toronto, Ontario, was formerly Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank of Nova Scotia. Mr. Godsoe was a lead director of Rogers Communications Inc. until April 2014 and is a director of a number of non-profit institutes including the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. 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 Professional Accountant and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario.