National Bank of Canada (the “Bank”) (TSX: NA) announced today that each Director nominee listed in the Management Proxy Circular dated February 27, 2020 was elected as Director of the Bank during the Annual Meeting of the Holders of Common Shares held today.
The Board of Directors welcomes two Directors elected for the first time, Manon Brouillette and Yvon Charest, who are joining the Board as of today. Ms. Brouillette was President and Chief Executive Officer of Videotron Inc. until December 2018. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Communications from Université Laval and has completed the Ivey Executive Program at Western University’s Ivey Business School. Mr. Charest was President and Chief Executive Officer of iA Financial Group from 2000 to 2018. He holds a Bachelor of Actuarial Science from Université Laval and is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (FCIA) and a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA).
In addition, Gillian H. Denham is stepping down from her position as Director effective today. Ms. Denham had been a Director since 2010 and was a member of the Human Resources Committee.
“I am proud to welcome Manon Brouillette and Yvon Charest to the Board. I know that the extensive experience and strong skills in strategic leadership and governance that these two new directors bring to the table will be important assets for the future of National Bank,” stated Jean Houde, Chairman of the Board. “On behalf of the Bank’s shareholders and employees, I would like to sincerely thank Gillian H. Denham who is leaving the Board. Through her skills and commitment, she made a valuable contribution to the Bank’s success and transformation.”
The details of the election are as follows: