Laurentian Bank Congratulates the Winners of the Aces of Finance Competition

Laurentian Bank Congratulates the Winners of the Aces of Finance Competition 
MONTREAL, May 9, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Laurentian Bank extends its 
congratulations to all the financial executives who were honoured yesterday 
evening at the Aces of Finance gala. The Bank's President and CEO, Mr. Réjean 
Robitaille, served as Honorary President of the event. 
Organized by the Québec section of FEI Canada (Financial Executives 
International Canada), the Aces of Finance competition was created to promote 
greater awareness of the role and importance of financial executives within 
organizations. It constitutes a veritable window on the profession of 
financial officers and the tasks and leadership responsibilities the position 
entails. "As a prime player and employer within Québec's financial sector, 
Laurentian Bank is particularly proud to be associated with this competition." 
underlined Mr. Robitaille to the guests in attendance at the gala. "We believe 
it is very important to celebrate excellence within this sphere of activity." 
Financial executives are increasingly playing a catalyst role in organizations 
today, with their contribution extending beyond the provision of their 
financial expertise to the formulation of highly innovative ideas and 
strategies. "These executives play a critical role in promoting their 
organizations' growth and business within a constantly changing environment," 
added Mr. Robitaille. 
The competition also includes an Homage Award component that publicly 
recognizes financial executives who have stood apart in an exemplary manner 
over the course of their career. This year, the Québec section of FEI Canada 
presented the award to Mr. André Imbeau, Co-founder, Vice-Chair and Corporate 
Secretary of CGI Group Inc. Mr. Imbeau has served as a financial executive for 
more than a quarter-century within this flagship of the Québec economy. 
Today, he also sits on the Boards of numerous other prominent organizations. 
About Laurentian Bank
Laurentian Bank of Canada is a pan-Canadian banking institution that has more 
than $34 billion in balance sheet assets and $36billion in assets under 
administration. Founded in 1846, Laurentian Bank was selected in 2012 as one 
of the 10 winners of the Canada's Passion Capitalists program in recognition 
of its sustained success through the promotion of passion within its ranks. 
The Bank employs more than 4,200 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 as well as investment 
accounts and services 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   
SOURCE: Laurentian Bank of Canada 
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