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Appointment of Rebecca McKillican to National Bank's Board of Directors and Departure of André Caillé

Montreal, 29 September 2017 -
Rebecca McKillican

Rebecca McKillican joins National Bank’s Board of Directors.

National Bank is announcing changes to its Board of Directors. It is pleased to welcome Rebecca McKillican, effective October 1, 2017. Ms. McKillican will be a member of the Human Resources Committee.

Since 2013, Rebecca McKillican has been President and CEO of, one of the largest online retailers in Canada. Previously, Ms. McKillican worked for the operating group of investment firm KKR (Kohlberg, Kravis and Roberts) and for McKinsey & Company.

Rebecca McKillican has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Ivey Business School, a Bachelor of Software Engineering from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

"National Bank is evolving in a business environment that is undergoing major transformation—one marked by fast-paced innovation and non-traditional players. Rebecca McKillican's expertise as the head of a technology firm will be a valuable asset," stated Jean Houde, Chair of the Board.

André Caillé has advised the Bank that he will be stepping down from his functions on October 1, 2017. Mr. Caillé is currently a member of the Audit and the Conduct Review and Corporate Governance Committees.

"On behalf of the Bank's shareholders and employees, I'd like to commend André's contributions. During his 12 years of service, he has demonstrated a great sense of commitment. His expertise in various key aspects of our activities has advanced the Bank in many areas. I'd like to sincerely thank him for his work," continued Jean Houde.

About National Bank of Canada
With $240 billion in assets as at July 31, 2017, National Bank of Canada, together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada’s leading integrated financial groups. The Bank has more than 21,000 employees and is widely recognized as a top employer. The Bank's 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

For more information:
Claude Breton
Vice-President, Public Affairs
National Bank of Canada
Tel.: 514-394-8644

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