Laurentian Bank President and CEO, Réjean Robitaille, to Serve as Honorary Co-President of the 2012 Ball of Stars

Laurentian Bank President and CEO, Réjean Robitaille, to Serve as Honorary 
Co-President of the 2012 Ball of Stars 
MONTREAL, Sept. 27, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The President and Chief Executive 
Officer of Laurentian Bank, Mr. Réjean Robitaille, will be serving as 
Honorary Co-President of the Foundation of Stars' Ball of Stars this year. To 
be held tonight in the Centre CDP Capital's Salle Le Parquet, this event will 
be celebrating 35 years of pediatric research in Québec by underlining the 
important contributions of researchers and the impacts of their work on 
children's diseases. Mr. Robitaille will be sharing the Honorary Presidency 
with Messrs Yvon Charest, President and CEO of Industrial Alliance, and Serge 
Godin, founder and Executive Chairman of CGI. 
The Ball of Stars is the Foundation of Stars' most important annual 
fundraising activity. Thanks to the generosity of guests and donors, the 
Foundation is able to support pediatric researchers in Québec in their effort 
to make valuable scientific breakthroughs that improve the quality of life of 
sick children and their families. During the course of the evening, the 
Foundation will recognize the contributions of 10 researchers who have 
distinguished themselves among their peers during the past year through their 
exceptional pediatric research projects. This recognition will be in the form 
of awards of excellence and monetary grants. 
The Foundation of Stars' mission is to support pediatric research in Québec 
in order to enable children to grow up healthy. Since its establishment in 
1977, the Foundation has become the most important source of non-governmental 
funding of pediatric research, having distributed more than $66 million to 
date to researchers working at four of the province's most state-of-the-art 
research centres. 
About Laurentian Bank
Laurentian Bank of Canada is a pan-Canadian banking institution that has more 
than $35 billion in balance sheet assets and over $32 billion in assets under 
administration. Founded in 1846, Laurentian Bank was selected as the Québec 
and Atlantic Canada regional winner of the Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate 
Cultures program presented by Waterstone Human Capital. The Bank employs more 
than 4,000 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 to financial advisors and 
brokers, while Laurentian Bank Securities is an integrated broker, widely 
recognized for its expertise and effectiveness nationwide. 
Mary-Claude Tardif Public Relations Advisor 514 284-4500, extension 4695   
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