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Press release from CNW Group

National Bank Named One of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures ™

Thursday, November 29, 2012

National Bank Named One of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures ™14:00 EST Thursday, November 29, 2012MONTREAL, Nov. 29, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - National Bank is proud to have made the 2012 list of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures (Enterprise category). National Bank is the only financial institution to be listed in this category of winners. This is the third consecutive year that the Bank has been included in this prestigious ranking, created in 2005 by Waterstone Human Capital to recognize organizations whose corporate culture has helped them enhance performance and sustain a competitive advantage."As part of its One client, one bank strategy, National Bank has developed a corporate culture that emphasizes customer service, teamwork and accountability. This recognition encourages us to pursue our transformation and build on these values to deliver on our pledge to provide a distinctive client experience," stated Louis Vachon, President and Chief Executive Officer of National Bank.This latest achievement is a reflection of our employees' dedication and our clients' trust, and comes on the heels of several other distinctions the Bank received in 2012, including:Best Employers in the Greater Toronto Area (Aon Hewitt)50 Best Employers in Canada (Aon Hewitt)Montreal's Top Employers (Mediacorp Canada)Lipper Awards for its mutual fundsBest Employers in Quebec (Aon Hewitt)Canada's Best Diversity Employers (Mediacorp Canada)World's Strongest Banks (Bloomberg Markets)Best Canadian Brands (Interbrand)About National Bank of CanadaWith $180 billion in assets as at July 31, 2012, National Bank of Canada (, together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading integrated financial groups, and was named among the five strongest banks in the world by Bloomberg Markets. The Bank has more than 20,000 employees and is widely recognized as a top employer. Its securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA). Follow the Bank's activities via social media and learn more about its extensive community involvement at and National Bank of CanadaFor further information: (The telephone number provided below is for the exclusive use of journalists and other media representatives.): Joan Beauchamp Senior Advisor - Public Affairs National Bank Tel.: 514-394-6500