CWB Named Among the Best Employers in Canada for Eight Consecutive Years

CWB Named Among the Best Employers in Canada for Eight Consecutive Years 
EDMONTON, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/07/13 -- Canadian Western
Bank (CWB) (TSX:CWB) is pleased to announce the achievement of its
eighth consecutive year as one of the Best Employers in Canada,
improving its ranking to 32 compared to 33 in 2013. 
The Best Employers in Canada study measures the level of employee
engagement at participating organizations and is based on results
from a national survey conducted by Aon Hewitt. Notably,
organizations with high employee engagement enjoy tangible benefits,
including a greater ability to attract and retain key talent.  
"We're extremely proud of our consistent recognition as an employer
of choice and will continue to keep our employees happy, healthy and
engaged by providing the tools and resources they need to succeed,"
said Kelly Blackett, CWB's senior vice president of human resources.
"Feedback from this survey helps us to create and maintain a
rewarding and meaningful work environment for our employees, which
ultimately drives our ability to offer exceptional customer service
and continuously grow as an organization."  
CWB's affiliate company, National Leasing, was also recognized as an
employer of choice today, ranking 27th on the list of Best Small and
Medium Employers in Canada.   
About Canadian Western Bank Group 
Canadian Western Bank offers highly personalized service through 41
branch locations and is the largest publicly traded Canadian bank
headquartered in Western Canada. The Bank specializes in mid-market
commercial lending and offers a full complement of personal banking
services. The Bank, along with its operating affiliates, National
Leasing Group, Canadian Western Trust, Valiant Trust, Canadian Direct
Insurance, Adroit Investment Management, McLean & Partners Wealth
Management, and Canadian Western Financial, collectively offer a
diversified range of financial services across Canada and are
together known as Canadian Western Bank Group. The common shares of
Canadian Western Bank are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under
the trading symbol "CWB". The Bank's Series 3 Preferred Shares trade
on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbols "CWB.PR.A".
Refer to for additional information.
Canadian Western Bank
Kelly Blackett
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
(780) 423-8871 
Canadian Western Bank
Angela Saveraux
Manager, Public Relations & Community Investment
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