National Bank recognized as an employer of choice by Cambridge University Students' Union

National Bank recognized as an employer of choice by Cambridge University 
Students' Union 
MONTREAL, Dec. 13, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - National Bank is proud to have been 
recognized as a global employer of choice for its corporate practices and 
integrity by Cambridge University Students' Union. The Bank is in fact 
featured in the association's Strategies for Success, a publication profiling 
some 50 companies around the world who have distinguished themselves in these 
"Every year, the Bank puts a great deal of effort into initiatives aimed at 
creating an engaging work environment that fosters employee development," 
explained Lynn Jeanniot, Executive Vice-President - Human Resources and 
Corporate Affairs. "We are extremely proud to see that these efforts are 
bearing fruit and that the Bank is now acknowledged as a top employer not only 
within Canada, but internationally." 
Among the practices cited in Strategies for Success, are the transparent 
communication between the Bank and its employees as well as initiatives to 
promote diversity and encourage community involvement. These practices, much 
like the many components of the Bank's commitment to its employees, have 
greatly contributed to creating an engaging work environment, which ultimately 
benefits clients, shareholders and members of the communities where the Bank 
does business. 
This latest achievement, which reflects the engagement and commitment of its 
20,000 employees, comes on the heels of several other distinctions the Bank 
has received in 2012, including: 

    --  Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures(TM )(Waterstone
        Human Capital)
    --  50 Best Employers in Canada (Aon Hewitt)
    --  Best Employers in the Greater Toronto Area (Aon Hewitt)
    --  Montreal's Top Employers (Mediacorp Canada)
    --  Lipper Awards for its mutual funds
    --  Best Employers in Quebec (Aon Hewitt)
    --  Canada's Best Diversity Employers (Mediacorp Canada)
    --  Most Attractive Employers in Canada (Randstad Canada)
    --  World's Strongest Banks (Bloomberg Markets)
    --  Best Canadian Brands (Interbrand)

Strategies for Success is available online at:

About National Bank of Canada
With $178 billion in assets as at October 31, 2012, National Bank of Canada 
(, 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 and

Information(The telephone number provided below is for the exclusive use of  
journalists and other media representatives.):

Marie-Pierre Jodoin Senior Advisor - Public Affairs National Bank Tel.: 

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