MONTREAL, Dec. 6, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Isabelle Courville, Chair of Laurentian Bank's Board of Directors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gordon Campbell to the Board of Directors.
The Board of Directors will benefit from the extensive experience and unique perspectives that Mr. Campbell developed during his distinguished political and diplomatic career. He served three consecutive terms as Premier of British Columbia (2001-2011) and was subsequently appointed High Commissioner for Canada to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (2011 to 2016).
His understanding of the business sector in Western Canada as well as of the real estate sector, coupled with the leadership he demonstrated in one of Europe's largest financial centers make Mr. Campbell an ideal candidate to contribute to the development of Laurentian Bank. Mr. Campbell is a Member of the Order of British Columbia.
About Laurentian Bank
Laurentian Bank of Canada is a financial institution whose activities extend across Canada. Founded in 1846, its mission is to help customers improve their financial health and it is guided by values of proximity, simplicity and honesty.
The Bank serves one and a half million clients throughout the country and employs more than 3,600 individuals, which makes it a major player in numerous market segments. The Bank caters to the needs of retail clients via its branch network based in Quebec. The Bank also stands out for its know-how among small and medium-sized enterprises and real estate developers owing to its specialized teams across Canada. Its subsidiary B2B Bank is, for its part, one of the major Canadian leaders in providing banking products and services and investment accounts through independent advisors and brokers. Laurentian Bank Securities offers integrated brokerage services to a clientele of institutional and retail investors.
The Bank has more than $43 billion in balance sheet assets and more than $43 billion in assets under administration.
SOURCE Laurentian Bank of Canada
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