National Bank announces the appointment of Julie Lévesque as Chief Information Officer

Montreal, May 27, 2020

Dominique Fagnoule to retire on October 31, 2020

National Bank today announced the appointment of Julie Lévesque as Executive Vice-President – Information Technology, effective June 1, 2020. Ms. Lévesque is taking over from Dominique Fagnoule, who has held the position since 2013 and will be retiring on October 31, 2020. These changes are part of a rigorous succession planning process.

“On behalf of the Office of the President, I’d like to thank Dominique for his long-standing commitment and contribution to the Bank’s success. Thanks to his leadership and communication skills, the IT sector has experienced outstanding progress while maintaining a good balance between security and innovation. He leaves us with a strong, agile team that’s ready to take on the IT challenges ahead," said Louis Vachon, President and Chief Executive Officer of National Bank. “I’m also pleased to welcome Julie Lévesque to the Office of the President. Her skills and knowledge of corporate IT environments and infrastructure make her ideally suited for this leadership role.”

At the time of her appointment, Ms. Lévesque was acting as Senior Vice-President – IT Delivery Strategy at National Bank. She has an Executive MBA (EMBA McGill-HEC Montréal) and over 25 years of experience in the field. She has held various executive roles in IT at National Bank and at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.

About National Bank of Canada
With $317 billion in assets as at April 30, 2020,  National Bank of Canada, together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading integrated financial groups. It has more than 26,000 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). Follow the Bank's activities at  or via social media such as Facebook LinkedIn and  Twitter .

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Claude Breton
Vice-President, Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility
National Bank of Canada