MONTREAL, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Laurentian Bank is proud to be among the
2014 edition of the Montréal's Top Employers competition, which showcases the
city's top 25 companies offering enviable places to work. Created in 2006, the
competition is an initiative of the Toronto publishing house, Mediacorp
Canada, which also produces the prestigious annual Canada's Top 100 Employers
Laurentian Bank was selected to be among the top 25 Montréal companies after
being judged in eight distinct categories. These include employee
communications, work atmosphere, employee benefits, performance management,
training and skills development, and community involvement.
"Our 4,000 employees constitute our most precious asset, and that is why human
capital is at the very heart of the Bank's strategic plan," underlines
Lorraine Pilon, Executive Vice-President of Corporate Affairs and Human
Resources, and Secretary. "Ranking among the top 25 employers in Montréal —
home of our head office — is a tremendous source of pride. Our human
resources programs are solid and competitive, and it is a great honour that
they are recognized as such. The best practices embodied in these programs
serve as a key pillar of our raison d'être, which consists of providing our
clients with unparalleled service."
This marks the third major competition over the past few years in which
Laurentian Bank has been recognized for the excellence of its programs and
corporate culture. In 2011, the organization was selected as having one of the
10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures in Canada, and in 2012, it was one of the
10 winners of the Canada's Passion Capitalists program.
About Laurentian Bank
Laurentian Bank of Canada is a banking institution whose activities extend
across Canada. Recognized for its excellent service, proximity and simplicity,
the Bank serves one and a half million clients throughout the country. Founded
in 1846, it employs some 4,000 people whose talent and dedication has made it
a major player in numerous market segments. The institution has $34 billion in
balance sheet assets and more than $37 billion in assets under administration.
Laurentian Bank distinguishes itself through the excellence of its execution
and its agility. Catering to the needs of retail clients via its extensive
branch network and constantly evolving virtual offerings, the Bank has also
earned a solid reputation among SMEs, larger businesses and real estate
developers thanks to its growing presence across Canada and its specialized
teams in Ontario, Québec, Alberta and British Columbia. For its part, the
organization's B2B Bank subsidiary is a Canadian leader in providing banking
and investment products and services to financial advisors and brokers, while
Laurentian Bank Securities is an integrated broker that is also widely known
for its expert and effective services nationwide.
SOURCE Laurentian Bank of Canada
Mary-Claude Tardif Public Relations Advisor 514 284-4500, extension 4695
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