BMO Financial to Build Flagship Headquarters in Chicago

BMO Financial announced plans for a new office tower in Chicago. The new BMO Tower will employ 3,600 staff members across 14 floors of a 50-floor, 700-foot building, which will open in 2022.

Connelly Joins BMO Financial Board of Directors

BMO Financial appointed Kevin Connelly to the BMO Financial board of directors. His appointment is effective January 1, 2019.

White to Succeed Downe as Bank of Montreal CEO

Financial Group CEO Bill Downe will retire on October 31, 2017. The bank’s board intends to appoint Chief Operating Officer Darryl White as Downe’s successor, effective November 1, 2017.

BMO Financial Group Names Techar Vice Chair, White COO

BMO Financial Group CEO Frank Techar has been appointed Vice-Chair and will be succeeded by Darryl White as COO. Patrick Cronin has been appointed group head, BMO Capital Markets.

Former GE Capital CDF President Appointed to BMO Financial Board

BMO Financial appointed Diane Cooper, formerly president and CEO of GE Capital’s Commercial Distribution business, to the BMO Financial board of directors.

BMO Financial Leads Wheels Group Facility

Wheels Group announced it entered into a new credit agreement with its syndicate of lenders, including the Bank of Montreal as lead, and HSBC Bank Canada.