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  • Beel Yaqub has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Information Technology Officer at Laurentian Bank of Canada
  • Beel will oversee the modernization of the Bank’s IT systems and will oversee Laurentian Banks’ network infrastructure
  • Prior to joining Laurentian Bank, Beel served as Chief Data Officer and Senior Vice President at Royal Bank of Canada
  • He brings more than 20 years of experience and results, including nearly 15 years at major Canadian Banks
  • Laurentian Bank Financial Group has $44.6 billion in balance sheet assets and $30.9 billion in assets under administration
  • Laurentian Bank of Canada is down 1.53 per cent, trading at C$41.73 per share at 1:55 pm ET

Laurentian Bank of Canada (LB) announces the appointment of Beel Yaqub as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Technology Officer (CITO).

As Chief Information Technology Officer, Beel will oversee the modernization of the Bank’s IT systems and will oversee Laurentian Banks’ network infrastructure, cybersecurity, data privacy and management, application engineering, cloud enablement and IT vendor management. He will also directly contribute to the Bank’s ongoing strategic review.

“I am very pleased to announce Beel Yaqub’s appointment in this critical role as Laurentian Bank’s new Chief Information Technology Officer. With the acceleration of digitization, changing consumer needs and speed of change, Beel will bring new ideas, perspective and strategies as we drive to become a more agile and digitally enabled Bank.” remarked Rania Llewellyn, President and Chief Executive Officer

Prior to joining Laurentian Bank, Beel served as Chief Data Officer and Senior Vice President at Royal Bank of Canada.

He brings more than 20 years of experience and results, leading transformational change and driving performance across multiple technology and business disciplines, including nearly 15 years at major Canadian Banks. He holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business.

Laurentian Bank Financial Group is a diversified financial services provider whose mission is to help its customers improve their financial health. 

Laurentian Bank Financial Group has $44.6 billion in balance sheet assets and $30.9 billion in assets under administration.

Laurentian Bank of Canada is down 1.53 per cent, trading at C$41.73 per share at 1:55 pm ET.

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