National Bank announced today that Richard Fortin will be stepping
down from his position on December 31, 2018. A member of National
Bank’s Board of Directors since 2013, Mr. Fortin also serves as Chair
of the Risk Management Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee.
“Thanks to his knowledge of the business world, risk management and
his experience as a director on several companies’ boards, Richard
Fortin helped the Bank on many levels. On behalf of National Bank and
its Board of Directors, I would like to thank him not only for his
commitment and contribution to the organization’s success, but also
for the leadership he has shown over the years,” said Jean Houde,
Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Pierre Thabet, who has served on the Board of Directors of National
Bank since 2011, will take over as Chair of the Risk Management
Committee effective January 1, 2019.
About National Bank of Canada
With $262 billion
in assets as at October 31, 2018, National Bank of Canada, together
with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading integrated
financial groups. It has more than 23,000 employees in
knowledge-intensive positions and has been recognized numerous times
as a top employer and for its commitment to diversity. Its
securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA).
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