MONTREAL, Feb. 6, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Louis Vachon, President and Chief
Executive Officer of National Bank, has been named Financial Personality of the Year by the business publication Finance et Investissement at a gala event to celebrate the Top 25 of Quebec's Financial Industry.
This distinction highlights the Bank's exceptional achievements in 2012
under Mr. Vachon's leadership. The Bank had another banner year in
terms of financial performance, with its key performance indicators
under the One client, one bank transformation posting significant gains.
"National Bank is a unique institution and this recognition reflects on
all the executives, managers and employees, commented Louis Vachon. We
are starting the new year with the same determination to continue
making a valuable contribution to economic and social development."
Two other National Bank executives were among the Top 25 of Quebec's
Financial Industry: Diane Giard, Executive Vice-President - Personal
and Commercial Banking, and Luc Bertrand, Vice-Chairman, who ranked
fifth on the list.
This latest accomplishment by the Bank's executives crowns a year of
accolades and awards reflecting our employees' commitment and our
Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate CulturesTM (Waterstone Human Capital)
50 Best Employers in Canada (Aon Hewitt)
Lipper Awards for mutual funds
Best Employers in Quebec (Aon Hewitt)
Canada's Best Diversity Employers (Mediacorp Canada)
World's strongest banks (Bloomberg Markets)
Best Canadian Brands (Interbrand)
About National Bank of Canada
With $178 billion in assets as at October 31, 2012, National Bank of
Canada (www.nbc.ca), together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading
integrated financial groups, and was named among the five strongest
banks in the world by Bloomberg Markets. The Bank has close to 20,000
employees and is widely recognized as a top employer. Its securities
are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA). Follow the Bank's
activities via social media and learn more about its extensive
community involvement at clearfacts.ca and commitment.nationalbank.ca.
SOURCE: National Bank of Canada
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