MONTREAL, Dec. 3, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - National Bank is proud to announce that Lynn Jeanniot, Executive Vice-President - Human Resources and Corporate Affairs, will be inducted into the Women's Executive Network Hall of Fame.
She received this honour after being named one of Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 in the Corporate Executives category for a fourth year in a row. She is joining a select group of 93 other women in the Women's Executive Network Hall of Fame.
"This recognition is well deserved. Since her arrival, Lynn Jeanniot has greatly contributed to the Bank's development. Her leadership business vision and ongoing efforts to provide our employees with a stimulating work environment are indispensable assets for our organization," stated Louis Vachon, President and Chief Executive Officer of National Bank.
"Receiving this recognition is truly an honour. I am looking forward to sharing it with my whole team," said Lynn Jeanniot. "Our vision is to offer employees a work environment where they can reach their full potential. I would like to thank them for their trust in us, and for the sincere commitment they have demonstrated."
Lynn Jeanniot has been Executive Vice-President - Human Resources and Corporate Affairs and a member of the Office of the President since September 2008. A strong leader, Ms. Jeanniot is known for her commitment to excellence and her passion for her sector of activity.
She is deeply committed to supporting communities, and sits on the Board of Directors of the Fondation de l'UQAM and the newly reorganized consulting committee of WXN Quebec. She also plays a key role in the fundraising of a range of organizations, such as the Fondation surdité et communication of the Institut Raymond-Dewar.
Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 is a prestigious Canadian award for the highest achieving female leaders in the country, in their respective industries. Ms. Jeanniot is part of an elite group of 728 women across Canada who have been honoured with this distinction by the Women's Executive Network over the past decade. The full list of 2013 winners is available at www.wxnetwork.com.
About National Bank of Canada
With $187 billion in assets as at July 31, 2013, National Bank of Canada (www.nbc.ca) together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading integrated financial groups, and has been named among the 20 strongest banks in the world by Bloomberg Markets magazine. 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) :
Chief Advisor - Public Affairs