MONTREAL, May 9, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Laurentian Bank extends its
congratulations to all the financial executives who were honoured
yesterday evening at the Aces of Finance gala. The Bank's President and CEO, Mr. Réjean Robitaille, served as
Honorary President of the event.
Organized by the Québec section of FEI Canada (Financial Executives
International Canada), the Aces of Finance competition was created to promote greater awareness of the role and
importance of financial executives within organizations. It constitutes
a veritable window on the profession of financial officers and the
tasks and leadership responsibilities the position entails. "As a prime
player and employer within Québec's financial sector, Laurentian Bank
is particularly proud to be associated with this competition."
underlined Mr. Robitaille to the guests in attendance at the gala. "We
believe it is very important to celebrate excellence within this sphere
Financial executives are increasingly playing a catalyst role in
organizations today, with their contribution extending beyond the
provision of their financial expertise to the formulation of highly
innovative ideas and strategies. "These executives play a critical role
in promoting their organizations' growth and business within a
constantly changing environment," added Mr. Robitaille.
The competition also includes an Homage Award component that publicly recognizes financial executives who have stood
apart in an exemplary manner over the course of their career. This
year, the Québec section of FEI Canada presented the award to Mr. André
Imbeau, Co-founder, Vice-Chair and Corporate Secretary of CGI Group
Inc. Mr. Imbeau has served as a financial executive for more than a
quarter-century within this flagship of the Québec economy. Today, he
also sits on the Boards of numerous other prominent organizations.
About Laurentian Bank
Laurentian Bank of Canada is a pan-Canadian banking institution that has
more than $34 billion in balance sheet assets and $36 billion in assets
under administration. Founded in 1846, Laurentian Bank was selected in
2012 as one of the 10 winners of the Canada's Passion Capitalists
program in recognition of its sustained success through the promotion
of passion within its ranks. The Bank employs more than 4,200 people.
Recognized for its excellent service, proximity and simplicity,
Laurentian Bank serves more than one million clients in market segments
in which it holds an enviable position. In addition to occupying a
choice position among consumers in Québec, where it operates the third
largest branch network, the Bank has built a solid reputation across
Canada in the area of real estate and commercial financing thanks to
its teams working out of more than 35 offices in Ontario, Québec,
Alberta and British Columbia. Its subsidiary, B2B Bank, is a Canadian
leader in providing banking products as well as investment accounts and
services to financial advisors and brokers, while Laurentian Bank
Securities is an integrated broker, widely recognized for its expertise
and effectiveness nationwide.
SOURCE: Laurentian Bank of Canada
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