Press Releases

Patricia Curadeau-Grou appointed CFO at National Bank

Montreal, 15 September 2008 -

The members of the Board of Directors have approved the appointment of Patricia Curadeau-Grou as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice-President – Finance, Risk and Treasury. Her appointment is effective immediately.

As part of her duties, Ms. Curadeau-Grou is responsible for strategic risk management for the Bank and its subsidiaries, including Compliance and Audit, as well as the Finance and Capital Management functions. She also oversees the Corporate Treasury unit, which is responsible for liquidity management, asset and liability matching and capital management.  

Mr. Jean Dagenais will now be acting as Senior Vice-President – Finance, Taxation and Investor Relations. In that capacity, he will continue to be responsible for, in particular, financial reporting, accounting policies, the budget and taxation.

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 $122 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 17,232 people. The Bank’s securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (NA:TSX). For more information, visit the Bank’s website at

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Denis Dubé
Senior Manager, Public Relations Department
National Bank Financial Group
Tel.: 514-394-8644