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Canadian Western Bank provides various banking and financial products and services primarily in Western Canada. It offers various personal banking products and services, including chequing accounts, savings accounts, guaranteed investment certificates, registered retirement savings plans, tax-free savings accounts, mortgages, and personal lending products; commercial lending products comprising general commercial, equipment financing, real estate financing, and energy lending products; and commercial equipment leasing services for small and mid-sized transactions in general commercial, agriculture, health care, and golf and turf verticals. The company also provides conventional, high-ratio, and alternative residential mortgages and home equity lines of credit through third party mortgage brokers; and online banking services. In addition, it offers personal trust services, such as self-directed registered investment accounts, non-registered investment accounts, and individual pension plans; corporate and group trust services that include registered pension plan custody, executive compensation plan services, and employee-based savings plan services; and stock transfer and registrar services, debenture trustee services, depository and escrow services, and employee plan services for private and public companies. Further, the company provides auto, home, tenant, condo, and travel insurance services to clients in British Columbia and Alberta; discretionary portfolio management services for high-net-worth investors and institutions; and advice and access services to third party mutual fund products. It operates a network of 41 branch locations in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. Canadian Western Bank was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Edmonton, Canada.

2,037 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/10/13
Founded in 1982

canadian western bank (CWB) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Non-Indep...
Total Annual Compensation: C$481.5K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: C$350.0K
Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Off...
Total Annual Compensation: C$305.0K
Executive Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: C$324.2K
Executive Vice President of Banking
Total Annual Compensation: C$268.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

canadian western bank (CWB) Key Developments

Canadian Western Bank Presents at National Bank Financial's 12th Annual Canadian Financial Services Conference, Mar-26-2014 03:05 PM

Canadian Western Bank Presents at National Bank Financial's 12th Annual Canadian Financial Services Conference, Mar-26-2014 03:05 PM. Venue: Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Speakers: Christopher H. Fowler, Chief Executive Officer, President, Non-Independent Director and Member of Loans Committee.

Canadian Western Bank Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended January 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal 2014; Reports Impairment Charges for the First Quarter of 2014

Canadian Western Bank announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended January 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total revenues (teb) of $153,770,000 against $135,431,000 a year ago, reflecting the positive impacts of strong 13% loan growth, a two basis point improvement in net interest margin (teb) to 2.64%, and a 27% increase in other income and led by a significant increase in trust and wealth management revenues and higher net gains on securities. Net income available to common shareholders was $52,628,000 against $45,482,000 a year ago, reflecting the combined positive impacts of 9% higher other income and very strong loan growth, partially offset by an eight basis point reduction in net interest margin. Diluted earnings per share were $0.65 against $0.57 a year ago. Adjusted net income available to common shareholders was $53,669,000 against $46,213,000 a year ago. Net interest income was $123,149 against $111,137,000 a year ago. Net income before income taxes was $74,626,000 against $65,122,000 a year ago. Cash flow from operating activities was $54,796,000 against cash flow used in operating activities of $262,957,000 a year ago. Purchase of property, equipment and intangible assets was $7,700,000 against $1,699,000 a year ago. Return on common shareholders equity 14.7% against 14.2% a year ago. Return on assets was 1.11% against 1.06% a year ago. Book value per share as at January 31, 2014 was $18.03. For the fiscal 2014, the company expects adjusted cash earnings per common share growth is to be in the range of 12% to 16%, total revenue (teb) growth is to be in the range between from 10% to 12%, return on common shareholders' equity is to be in the range between from 14.0% to 15.0% and return on assets is to be in the range between from 1.05% to 1.15%. The company announced write offs of $2,453,000 for the first quarter of 2013.

Canadian Western Bank Announces Executive Changes

Canadian Western Bank Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Tracey Ball, announced her intention to retire effective September 30, 2014. As part of its succession plan, CWB's Board of Directors has announced that Carolyn Graham, Senior Vice President and Chief Accountant, will be appointed EVP and CFO effective October 1, 2014. Ms. Graham joined CWB in 2000 and has been Chief Accountant since 2010.


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