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Appointment at National Bank

Montreal, 28 February 2008 -

The Board of Directors of National Bank has announced the appointment of Réjean Lévesque to the position of Executive Vice-President – Personal and Commercial Banking and member of the Office of the President effective immediately.

Mr. Lévesque has worked in the banking industry since 1981. He began his career at National Bank in 1988 as an Assistant Manager – Corporate Accounts. After serving in management positions in Corporate Banking, he was named Vice-President – Retail and Commercial Banking for the Beauce/Frontenac region in 1991.  From 1993 to 2002, Mr. Lévesque held a number of vice-president positions in both Personal and Commercial Banking and also took part in the Continuous Improvement Program.

In 2002, Mr. Lévesque was promoted to Senior Vice-President – Commercial Banking, Northern and Eastern Quebec, a position he held until August 2005, when he took the helm of the Operations Review Program. He then went on to head the teams at Retail Financial Solutions, which includes Electronic Payment Solutions, and since May 2007 has also been responsible for the Operations group.

Mr. Lévesque holds a Bachelor’s degree in finance and international business from McGill University and an MBA from the Université du Québec à Montréal. 

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 more than $120 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 16,856 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.

Information (The telephone number provided below is for the exclusive use of journalists and other media representatives.):

Denis Dubé
Director, Public Relations Department
National Bank of Canada
Tel.: 514-394-8644