Sabi Marwah

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Sabi Marwah
Senator from Ontario
Assumed office
November 10, 2016
Nominated by Justin Trudeau
Appointed by David Johnston
Personal details
Born July 12, 1951
India
Political party Independent Senators Group
Profession Banker
Financial Analyst

Sarabjit (Sabi) Marwah (born July 12, 1951) is a member of the Canadian Senate.[1] He is a former vice chairman and chief operating officer of Scotiabank, retiring in 2014 after 35 years with the bank where he began his career as a financial analyst.[2] He has served on the boards of the C.D. Howe Institute, the Toronto International Film Festival, Torstar Corporation, Cineplex Inc., George Weston Ltd., Telus Corp.[2] and the Hospital for Sick Children. He is also a founding member of the Sikh Foundation of Canada.[3]

Marwah is Sikh and was born in India.[2]

Marwah has an honorary doctorate from Ryerson University for his work in advancing social inclusion in business.[3]

His appointment to the Senate was announced on October 31, 2016. He will sit as a non-aligned senator.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Trudeau taps former banker, cop and judge for Senate". Toronto Star, October 30, 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "Bay Street stalwarts Howard Wetston and Sabi Marwah make list of Senate appointments". National Post, October 31, 2016.
  3. ^ a b c http://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/pm-justin-trudeau-appoints-six-new-senators-for-ontario-1.3138988
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