Laurentian Bank ranked among the best employers in Montréal

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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