EbeneMagazine – CA – Laurentian Bank appoints Rania Llewellyn as CEO


MONTREAL, October 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Laurentian Bank of Canada (TSX: LB) (the “Bank”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Rania Llewellyn as President and Chief of Management and a member of its Board of Directors, effective October 30, 2020 SPLlewellyn to become the first woman to lead a major Canadian bank

Ms Llewellyn joins the Bank after a 26-year career with Scotiabank, where she started as a part-time cashier and recently stepped down as Executive Vice President, Global Business Payments. increasingly senior management at the bank, including: vice president, multicultural banking; Chairman & CEO of Roynat Capital; Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking Services, Growth Strategy; and, Senior Vice President, Products and Services, Global Transaction Banking

« Rania Llewellyn is the right leader to usher in a new era at Laurentian Bank She has proven herself as a dynamic and strategic thinker focused on customer experience and tangible results Following a research process rigorous, we are convinced that it is the agent of change that this bank needs to face the headwinds it faces and to lay the foundations for future growth and success. In addition, we are proud to have the first female CEO in the history of major Canadian chartered banks, ”said Michelle Savoy, member of the Bank’s board of directors who headed the special committee responsible for researching CEO

Ms.Llewellyn is a goal-driven leader recognized for her track record of growth and change and for promoting diversity in the workplace. Within Global Business Payments at Scotiabank, her leadership has enabled  » improve the customer experience, new innovative products and better business results She has also served as Head of the Diversity and Inclusion Office for the Bank and Global Markets and was a member of the Bank’s Executive Banks Inclusion Council.

“I am delighted and honored to join Laurentian Bank at this critical time in its rich history and I would like to thank the Board for its confidence in me,” said Llewellyn “It is a truly exciting time for our industry, with rapidly changing customer expectations driven by new technologies and the broader macroeconomic uncertainties that affect our customers every day I recognize, respect and celebrate the deep roots and rich history of Laurentian Bank in Quebec and I am committed to always putting our clients first in all that we do. I look forward to working with my new colleagues across the Canada and the US to develop a strategy for long-term growth and success that meets the needs and expectations of all our stakeholders, ”she added

Born in Kuwait to an Egyptian father and a Jordanian mother, Rania Llewellyn immigrated to Canada from Egypt in 1992 after the Gulf War She holds a Bachelor of Commerce, an MBA and an honorary doctorate from the ‘Saint Mary’s University She is married to Sean Llewellyn and is the mother of two wonderful children, Sofia and Zachary

« The Board would like to sincerely thank Stéphane Therrien who has agreed to act as Interim President and CEO over the past four months, » said Michael Mueller, Chairman of the Board

Founded in 1846, Laurentian Bank Financial Group is a diversified financial services provider whose mission is to help its clients improve their financial health Laurentian Bank of Canada and its entities are collectively referred to as Groupe Financier Banque Laurentienne (the “Group” or the “Bank”)

With more than 2,900 employees guided by the values ​​of proximity, simplicity and honesty, the Group offers a wide range of solutions and consulting services to its individual, professional and institutional clients With pan-Canadian activities and a presence in the US, the Group is a major player in many market segments


Rania Llewellyn

EbeneMagazine – CA – Laurentian Bank appoints Rania Llewellyn as CEO

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