Peter Aceto, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tangerine Bank (formerly ING DIRECT), is a passionate leader. For more than 16 years he held various senior leadership positions at ING DIRECT, including President and CEO from 2008-2013. Peter leads the cornerstones of success for Tangerine Bank with a relentless focus on the customer experience, innovation and being a challenger. Building and growing his team is a critical priority of his to achieve the Tangerine vision. Peter’s leadership proved particularly instrumental in the acquisition of ING DIRECT by Scotiabank in 2012.
He is a sought out public speaker, a social media leader and author of DIRECT TALK, a bi-weekly blog on business leadership and financial wellbeing.
Peter was named 2012 Business Person of the Year by Western Law School. Peter is currently on the Business Development Committee of Mt. Sinai Hospital, is a Member of the Council of Governors of iCanada dedicated to helping Canada be a world leading “intelligent nation”, and sits on advisory boards for several start up companies.
Peter achieved his Bachelor of Law in 1994 from the University of Western Ontario, where he also earned his undergraduate degree in Psychology. He lives in Toronto with his wife and three children.