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National Bank welcomes Jill Denham to its Board of Directors

Montreal, 8 October 2010 -

National Bank is pleased to announce that Jill Denham has been appointed to its Board of Directors. A corporate director, Ms. Denham served in a number of management positions related to financial markets over her career with a major Canadian financial institution. Her appointment to the Board will become effective on October 27.

"We are pleased to welcome another director with such vast experience in financial markets and securities," explained Jean Douville, Chairman of the Board. "She will be an excellent addition to the wide range of expertise already found among the members of the Bank's Board of Directors."

Over the coming years, planned changes will see new administrators join the Bank’s Board of Directors and will offer the opportunity to ensure the Board continues to benefit from the highest level of knowledge and experience.

More information on National Bank's governance practices is available on the Bank's website at www.nbc.ca.

About National Bank of Canada
National Bank of Canada is an integrated group that 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. 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 over $146 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 18,438 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. To access National Bank Financial Group’s financial education portal, visit www.clearfacts.ca.

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

Claude Breton
Senior Manager, Public Affairs
National Bank Financial Group
Tel.: 514-394-8644