MONTREAL, Feb. 5, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - National Bank is proud to once again be ranked among Montreal's Top Employers, a regional edition of Canada's Top 100 Employers presented by Toronto publisher Mediacorp Canada Inc. The list was created in 2006 to recognize Montreal-based businesses that offer an exceptional work environment.
This is the fifth consecutive appearance on the list for National Bank. The Bank's human resources practices are aligned with the needs of its employees, providing them a work environment that is conducive to excellence.
"At National Bank, we believe our employees are fundamental to our success, and see their engagement as an invaluable asset. We invest considerable effort each year in a number of initiatives aimed at fostering an organizational culture that emphasizes employee development, well-being and quality of life," said Lynn Jeanniot, Executive Vice-President – Human Resources and Corporate Affairs.
According to Mediacorp's survey, the Bank stands out for its advantageous total compensation portfolio, its practices that promote work-life balance and its retirement planning and transition initiatives.
With nearly 10,000 employees in the Montreal area, National Bank participates in numerous projects and partnerships that contribute to the city's vitality. It recently announced a $1 million contribution to Fondation Montréal Inc. and participated in such events as the "I see Mtl" conference and the FinTech forum. Last year, the Bank was awarded the Prix Arts-Affaires de Montréal in the Enterprise category for its contribution to the Montreal arts sector.
Over the years, the Bank has earned an enviable position among the top employers in the country. Its recent honours include its tenth appearance among the 50 Best Employers in Canada and its fourth recognition as one of the Best Employers in Quebec.
About National Bank of Canada
With $205 billion in assets as at October 31, 2014, National Bank of Canada (www.nbc.ca), together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading integrated financial groups. 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
For further information: (The telephone number provided below is for the exclusive use of journalists and other media representatives.): Jean-François Lauzon, Advisor - Public Affairs, National Bank, Tel.: 514-394-6097