National Bank Financial Group among Canada’s Best Diversity Employers

Montreal, 21 February 2011 - 

National Bank Financial Group is proud to have made the list of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers compiled by Mediacorp Canada Inc., which recognizes 45 employers that have exceptional inclusiveness programs for employees in five major groups: women, members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, aboriginal peoples as well as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered/Transsexual (LGBT) peoples. 

“National Bank Financial Group sees diversity as a great source of richness and is committed to promoting it within all business units,” stated Lynn Jeanniot, Senior Vice-President of Human Resources and Corporate Affairs at the Financial Group. “We also seek to showcase a wide range of talents and skills, particularly in terms of age groups and cultural origins.”

This past October, National Bank Financial Group was ranked among the “50 Best Employers in Canada” for 2011 and, more recently, among “Best Employers in the Greater Toronto Area 2011”, and “Montreal’s Top Employers,” a regional edition of “Canada’s Top 100 Employers.”

About National Bank of Canada
National Bank of Canada is an integrated group that provides comprehensive financial services to consumers, small and medium-sized enterprises and large corporations in its core market, while offering specialized services to its clients elsewhere in the world. National Bank offers a full array of banking services, including retail, corporate and investment banking. It is an active player on international capital markets and, through its subsidiaries, is involved in securities brokerage, insurance and wealth management as well as mutual fund and retirement plan management. National Bank has over $145 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 18,322 people. The Bank’s securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (NA:TSX). For more information, visit the Bank’s website at www.nbc.ca.  To access National Bank Financial Group’s financial education portal, visit www.clearfacts.ca.

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nformation (The telephone number provided below is for the exclusive use of journalists and other media representatives.):

Joan Beauchamp
Senior Advisor – Public Relations
National Bank Financial Group
Tel.: 514-394-6500