CWB Makes List of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures(TM)

CWB Makes List of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures(TM) 
EDMONTON, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/21/13 -- Canadian Western
Bank (CWB) (TSX:CWB) is proud to once again be recognized as one of
Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures(TM), following its
inclusion on the same list in 2010. 
"We're thrilled to be recognized together with these other great
Canadian companies that understand the value of a strong, positive
organizational culture," says Kelly Blackett, CWB's senior vice
president of human resources. "This acknowledgement confirms that our
commitment to finding, hiring and retaining skilled employees whose
values align with those of our organization is a strategic advantage.
There is no question that it has played an integral role in our
success to date."  
The study on Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures(TM) was
created by Waterstone Human Capital to distinguish great workplaces
where culture impacts performance. The winning organizations are
selected by a panel of experts based on six measurement criteria,
including: vision and leadership; recruitment and hiring for fit;
cultural alignment and measurement; retention, rewards and
recognition; organizational performance; and corporate social
"Canadian Western Bank is an exceptional organization that has strong
performance and a great reputation in a challenging industry," said
Marty Parker, CEO of Waterstone and Chair of the Canada's 10 program.
"They are committed to recruiting for cultural fit, and the people in
the business genuinely care about each other and their clients. This
is one of the greatest culture success stories our program has ever
Visit for more information about Canada's
10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures(TM).  
About Canadian Western Bank Group 
Canadian Western Bank offers a full range of business and personal
banking services across the four western provinces and is the largest
publicly traded Canadian bank headquartered in Western Canada. The
Bank, along with its operating affiliates, National Leasing Group,
Canadian Western Trust, Valiant Trust, Canadian Direct Insurance,
Canadian Western Financial, Adroit Investment Management, and McLean
& Partners Wealth Management, collectively offer a diversified range
of financial services across Canada and are together known as the CWB
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 symbol "CWB.PR.A". Refer to for additional
Canadian Western Bank
Kelly Blackett
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
(780) 423-8871 
Canadian Western Bank
Angela Saveraux
Manager, Public Relations & Community Investment
(780) 441-2257
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