|David Raju, President & Chief Executive Officer|
Number of employees
The Western Financial Group initially focused on insurance consolidation, but expanded into banking in 2002, when Bank West was established. The bank maintained offices in High River and Winnipeg. The bank acquired Ubiquity Bank in November 2007 and Agrifinancial in February 2009. In 2010, Western Financial was acquired by the Desjardins Group and the transaction was completed in 2011. In 2014, the Desjardins Group changed the name of Bank West to Zag Bank.
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- "Desjardins Financial Group Acquires 95.5 % of Outstanding Common Shares of Western Financial Group". Western Financial Group. 2011-04-19. Retrieved 2014-01-02.
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