MONTREAL, Nov. 1, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - Mr. Réjean Robitaille, President and Chief Executive Officer of Laurentian
Bank, is pleased to announce that Messrs. Michel C. Trudeau and Pierre
Minville have been appointed Executive Vice-Presidents of the
organization and are becoming members of the Management Committee. In
addition, Ms. Lorraine Pilon is assuming additional responsibilities.
These changes take effect today.
Michel C. Trudeau, President and CEO of Laurentian Bank Securities,
joined the organization in 1999 and assumed the position of President
of LBS in 2004. Under his leadership, LBS has seen significant growth
and development. Today, it is among the select group of only 10
integrated brokerage firms in Canada.
For his part, Pierre Minville is head of the Bank's Risk Management
group, overseeing all activities related to the management of market,
credit, operational and reputational risks. Pierre has been with the
Bank for 11 years.
Finally, Lorraine Pilon has assumed the additional corporate
responsibilities of human resources management. As such, she is taking
on the position of Executive Vice-President, Corporate Affairs, Human
Resources, and Secretary. An attorney by training, Lorraine has been
with Laurentian Bank since 1990.
In addition to Mr. Robitaille and the three aforementioned individuals,
the other members of the Management Committee are Michel C. Lauzon,
Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, Luc Bernard,
Executive Vice-President, Retail and SME-Québec, and François
Desjardins, President and CEO of B2B Trust and Executive Vice-President
of the Bank.
About Laurentian Bank
Laurentian Bank of Canada is a banking institution operating across
Canada and offering its clients diversified financial services.
Distinguishing itself through excellence in service, as well as through
its simplicity and proximity, the Bank serves individual consumers and
small and medium-sized businesses. The Bank also offers its products to
a wide network of independent financial intermediaries through B2B
Trust, as well as full-service brokerage solutions through Laurentian
With 157 branches and 424 automatic banking machines installed,
Laurentian Bank is well established in the Province of Québec,
operating the third-largest retail branch network. Elsewhere throughout
Canada, it operates in specific market segments where it holds an
enviable position. Laurentian Bank of Canada has more than $24 billion
in balance sheet assets and more than $15 billion in assets under
administration. Founded in 1846, the Bank employs more than 3,800
SOURCE LAURENTIAN BANK OF CANADA
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