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National Bank Presents the Recipients of the Ninth Edition of Women in Financial Markets Internship Program

Montreal, 4 July 2018 -
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From left to right: Financial markets team members’ Phillippe Tomic, Sandrine Théroux, Denis Girouard, Laurent Ferreira, Brian Davis, France Beauregard, Sandy Lam, Rana Karim, with the three recipients of the ninth edition Eugenia Turculet, Jaskirat Sahi and Chanel Matte (seated).

National Bank is pleased to announce the winners of the Women in Financial Markets Internship Program for 2018. At a reception to honour the recipients, Denis Girouard, Executive Vice-President – Financial Markets, joined by members of his team, awarded $5,000 to Chanel Matte, Eugenia Turculet and Jaskirat Sahi. The three students also received internship offers to start their careers in National Bank's Financial Markets sector.


Highlights

The winners of this year’s internships are enrolled in graduate or undergraduate studies at a Canadian university:

  • Chanel Matte is currently undertaking a Master’s degree in Management, Finance specialization at HEC Montréal. She will be doing her internship with the Corporate Treasury team.

  • Eugenia Turculet is currently undertaking a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance specialization at HEC Montréal. She will be doing her internship with the Corporate and Investment Banking group.

    Jaskirat Sahi
    is currently undertaking a Bachelor's degree in accounting and financial management at the University of Waterloo. She too will be doing her internship with the Corporate and Investment Banking group.

National Bank's internship program derives its strength from the career opportunities it offers women in its organization as well as a mentorship program to give them the support they need to get their career off to a good start.

For many years, National Bank has been rolling out a wide range of measures to increase the representation of women throughout the organization.


Quotes

“This unique initiative in Canadian banking is designed to support women seeking careers in financial markets. National Bank feels it's essential to recognize and promote the presence of women in the organization, particularly in financial markets. The program is therefore an opportunity to recognize their talent, salute their ambition and boost their careers. We are very pleased to welcome Chanel, Eugenia and Jaskirat to our teams!” stated Denis Girouard, Executive Vice-President – Financial Markets, National Bank.

“This year's winners are passionate about finance and share a keen interest for financial markets. What's more, they've already displayed leadership in their past experiences. We want to fuel their interest in financial markets during their internship,” added France Beauregard, Senior Manager – Human Resources – Financial Markets.

About National Bank of Canada
With $256 billion in assets as at April 30, 2018, National Bank of Canada, together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading integrated financial groups. It has more than 22,000 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 nbc.ca or via social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

 

Information :
Stéphanie Rousseau
Senior Advisor – Public Affairs
National Bank
Tel. : 514-394-5684

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