SOURCE: American Banker

American Banker

May 17, 2011 14:30 ET

The 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking™ 2011 Call for Nominations

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - May 17, 2011) - Nominations are being accepted for the ninth annual The 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking rankings. The rankings will be published in the October issue of U.S. Banker magazine, as well as in American Banker. The 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking Nominations are being accepted through June 15, 2011.

The 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking rankings recognize the professional achievements and personal tenacity of top-performing women in financial services. The editors of American Banker, SourceMedia's leading banking publication, select the honorees based on quantitative performance and qualitative achievements.

Eligibility

  • The 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking: An executive must work within an organization whose activities are primarily focused on commercial or retail banking, including banks, thrifts, and bank-owned subsidiaries, divisions or groups. She must have been in the position for at least one year as of June 2011 and must be SVP level or above.

  • The 25 Most Powerful Women in Finance: All candidates must be employed by non-bank providers of financial services, or divisions of banks that focus primarily on non-banking businesses, such as, asset management, insurance, investment banking, private equity or other retailers and intermediaries.

  • Top Banking Teams: Top Banking Team recognitions will consider the presence and influence of women in the company's senior-most ranks, as well as the company's growth and achievements. Candidates must work within commercial or retail banking organizations, including banks, thrifts, and bank-owned subsidiaries, divisions or groups.

  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Women nominated for the Lifetime Achievement Award must be committed to supporting education, equal opportunity and diversity, whether in public or corporate communities. Candidates must have a minimum of 25 years of experience in financial services, and may be employed or retired.

  • Other Lifetime Achievement Awards may be given to recognize outstanding contributions to the industry or community.

To nominate an executive for The 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking 2011 rankings, please access the application forms at http://25mpwib.com/rankings

The 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking 2011 rankings will be published in the October issue of U.S. Banker magazine and winners will be recognized at an annual awards ceremony on October 6, 2011 in New York City.

About American Banker and U.S. Banker
American Banker (www.AmericanBanker.com) is the banking industry's daily source of information, news and analysis covering national and global issues, mortgages, consumer finance, legislation, investment products, card and payment systems and technology.

U.S. Banker (www.US-Banker.com) is written for executives who must generate greater profits and shareholder value for their financial institutions and covers market trends, regulations, innovations and individuals that reshape the financial services landscape.

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