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National Bank’s Alice Keung recognized by John Molson School of Business

Montreal, 22 November 2006 -

Alice Keung, Senior Vice-President – Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, has received an Award of Distinction from Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business to underscore her successful business career, close ties with her alma mater and commitment to the community.

Alice Keung is in charge of all computer and telecommunications activities at National Bank.  As such, she makes a significant contribution to ensuring that our IT strategy is aligned with corporate objectives in order to create added value for the Bank’s clients.

Ms. Keung is a member of the National Judging Committee for the Canadian Information Productivity Awards (CIPA) and has given numerous lectures on her field of expertise to both professional and academic groups.  She also oversees National Bank’s Diversity Week, dedicated to sensitizing employees’ to the advantages of diversity and reducing prejudice in the workplace.  In 2003, Ms. Keung was one of three finalists for the Montreal YWCA’s Women of Distinction Award in the Advancement of Women category.  She was also named to the ranks of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 by the Toronto-based Women’s Executive Network (WXN) in 2004.

For the past 19 years, Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business has given Awards of Distinction to members of the business community who have achieved significant professional success while demonstrating a high level of community involvement. The awards are designed to raise awareness about the importance of contributing to the community.

About National Bank of Canada
National Bank of Canada is an integrated group which provides comprehensive financial services to consumers, small and medium-sized enterprises and large corporations in its core market, while offering specialized services to its clients elsewhere in the world. The National Bank offers a full array of banking services, including retail, corporate and investment banking. It is an active player on international capital markets and, through its subsidiaries, is involved in securities brokerage, insurance and wealth management as well as mutual fund and retirement plan management. National Bank has close to $109 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 17,183 people. The Bank’s securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (NA:TSX). For more information, visit the Bank’s website at www.nbc.ca
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Denis Dubé
Director – Public Relations
National Bank of Canada
Tel.: (514) 394-8644