Nancy Paquet Honoured at the Gala des Talentueuses of the Association of Quebec Women in Finance

Nancy Paquet Honoured at the Gala des Talentueuses of the Association of 
Quebec Women in Finance 
MONTREAL, April 25, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - National Bank congratulates Nancy 
Paquet, President of National Bank Direct Brokerage, who has been honoured in 
the "Rising Star" category, respectively, at the eighth annual gala of the of 
Quebec Women in Finance (AFFQ). Another leader of National Bank's Women's 
Leadership Network, Sophie Ducharme, Vice-President - Trust and Advisory 
Services, was also finalist in the "Leadership" category. The AFFQ awards 
highlight the engagement, involvement and excellence of women who have 
distinguished themselves in the finance industry during the year. 
"National Bank is proud to see that the talent and expertise of two of its 
leaders is being recognized throughout Quebec. Of all the Canadian banks, our 
institution has one of the highest levels of representation of women in upper 
management," stated Evelyne Bundock, Vice-President - Talent Management at 
National Bank. "The Bank advocates adopting pro-diversity human resources 
practices and creating internal networks. The Women's Leadership Network, for 
example, supports women pursuing careers at National Bank who are seeking to 
move up within the organization as managers." 
This accomplishment is the most recent in a series of distinctions the Bank 
has received in the past year, reflecting both its employees' commitment and 
clients' trust, namely: 

    --  Best Employers in Quebec (Aon Hewitt)
    --  Best Employer for New Canadians (Mediacorp Canada);
    --  Canada's Best Diversity Employers (Mediacorp Canada);
    --  Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures(TM) (Waterstone
        Human Capital)
    --  50 Best Employers in Canada (Aon Hewitt)
    --  Best Canadian Brands (Interbrand)
    --  World's strongest banks (Bloomberg Markets)

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is widely recognized as a top employer. Its securities are listed on the 
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