Wealth One Grand Opening Ceremony in Toronto
THORNHILL, Sept 9, 2016 – Wealth One Bank of Canada held a grand opening reception and gala dinner at Le Parc Dining & Banquet Hall in Thornhill, Ontario on Sept 9, 2016, when the Bank was first welcomed into the community. Over 700 guests celebrated this historic event together.
Guests enjoying a good time at the Reception
Officials from three levels of Canadian government, the Consul General of China and several other dignitaries attended the event.
“This is the first time that a Canadian federally chartered Schedule I bank has been founded by a group of Chinese Canadian immigrant entrepreneurs,” said President and CEO, Charles Lambert in his welcome speech. “At Wealth One Bank of Canada we are committed to providing our customers with knowledgeable, discreet and professional service delivered in a culturally sensitive way.”
Wealth One Bank of Canada President & CEO, Charles Lambert, delivers the welcome speech.
Honoured guests at the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (from left to right):
Mr. Charles Lambert, President and CEO, Wealth One Bank of Canada
Ms. Hazel McCallion, Former Mayor of Mississauga
Mr. Shenglin Xian, Initial Founder, Director and Vice Chair of the Board, Wealth One Bank of Canada
Mr. Bin Xue, Consul General of the People’s Republic of China
The Honorable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship
Mr Jun Lin, Minister, Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council, People’s Republic of China
The Honorable Victor Oh, Senator, Federal Government
Mr Yuansheng Ouyang, Director, Board, Wealth One Bank of Canada
The Honorable Michael Chan, Minister of International Trade, MPP, Ontario
Mr. Morris Chen, Director, Board, Wealth One Bank of Canada
Mr. Daryl Yeo, Vice Chair, Board, Wealth One Bank of Canada