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Toronto-based Wealth One Bank of Canada announced on Friday that Rubina Havlin, a former executive with two major Canadian banks, has joined the firm as its new president and CEO.

Havlin brings more than 20 years of domestic and international banking experience to her new role at the Wealth One. She has had executive roles at Toronto-based Bank of Nova Scotia and Montreal-based National Bank of Canada and was also CEO of Charlotte, N.C.-based Bank of America Corp.’s Canadian arm, Wealth One’s announcement states.

“[Havlin] is a founding member of the board of directors of Wealth One Bank and has a deep knowledge of the bank and its mission,” says Zool Samji, chairman of the board at Wealth One Bank, in a statement. “Her leadership as CEO will guide the bank to the next level of business success.”

Havlin replaces Charles Lambert at the bank, which focuses on providing financial services to the Chinese-Canadian community.

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