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Meridian appoints Anne Berend as Chief Employee Experience Officer


Toronto –September 19, 2017–Meridian, Ontario’s largest credit union, proudly announces the appointment of Anne Berend as Chief Employee Experience Officer. 
As Meridian’s Chief Employee Experience Officer, Berend will oversee the design, delivery and monitoring of Meridian’s People Services programs including benefits design, talent acquisition and development programs for Meridian’s more than 1,800 employees.  

“Anne’s extensive and impressive human resource background will play a critical role in helping Meridian foster and maintain our highly engaged employee environment,” said Bill Maurin, President and CEO of Meridian.  “Through her leadership and guidance, I’m confident Anne will help champion Meridian’s ownership and innovation culture as we continue to grow and evolve.”
With more than 20 years in human resource leadership roles, Anne brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to her role.  Prior to joining Meridian, Berend held senior leadership roles with Rogers Communications, IBM Corporation and Coca Cola Bottling Company. 
“I’m thrilled to join Meridian and collaborate with such talented and passionate employees,” said Berend.  “Meridian is currently on a journey of transformational growth and that is something that drew me to this opportunity.”

About Meridian:
With over 70 years of banking history, Meridian is Ontario’s largest credit union, helping to grow the lives of its more than 300,000 Members.   Meridian has $17 billion in assets under management and delivers a full range of financial services online, by phone, by mobile and through a network of 90 branches across Ontario, and commercial banking services in 11 locations. Meridian Members also have access to THE EXCHANGE® Network, with more than 3,300 no-fee ABMs across Canada and 500,000 ABMs in the United States. For more information, please visit:


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