Integris Looking at Possible Merger
Prince George, B.C.- Integris Credit Union of Prince George and Lake View Credit Union, based in Dawson Creek are examining the possibility of a merger.
The Boards for both Credit Unions have signed d a Memorandum of Understanding to formalize their talks.
The Boards say they are pursuing a merger “in the interest of providing a stronger financial cooperative, enhanced member benefits and increased community resilience here in the North”.
“If successful, this merger will solidify our strength as leaders in the North,” says David Bird, President & CEO of Integris. “Mergers such as this provide increased product & service offerings for our members and enhance our ability to enrich communities and the region as a whole. Mergers can be challenging but we are open and excited for this opportunity, and what it will mean for staff and our membership.”
Dave Barry, the Chair of the Board of Directors at Integris says members, staff and the communities are the key priorities in the talks “We are just beginning a process to examine this proposal closely to prove it will bring greater benefits to our areas of priorities, like we believe it will.”