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The Management Committee is responsible for reviewing enterprise and group strategies; monitoring strategic initiatives; approving mergers and acquisitions, financial targets and plans and culture and diversity goals; governing investment in initiatives across the enterprise; and tracking performance and results. It meets monthly.

William A. Downe, President and Chief Executive Officer, BMO Financial Group, is responsible for the overall leadership and vision of BMO Financial Group, and is accountable to shareholders through the Board of Directors for defining, communicating and implementing strategic and operational goals that will maximize shareholder value. The President and CEO has responsibility for BMO’s enterprise-wide performance and financial results, including Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet and Shareholder Value metrics.Joined BMO in 1983; in role since March 2007 top

The Honourable Kevin G. Lynch, P.C., Vice-Chair, BMO Financial Group, is a key strategic advisor to senior management on domestic and international markets. Joined BMO in 2010; in role since March 2010 top




Operating Groups

Personal and Commercial Banking Canada

Frank J. Techar, President and Chief Executive Officer, Personal and Commercial Banking Canada, oversees the strategic direction and delivery of our banking services through BMO Bank of Montreal, which serves more than seven million customers across Canada. Joined BMO in 1984; in role since July 2006 top

Cameron Fowler, Executive Vice-President, Personal and Commercial Banking Canada, is accountable for the development and implementation of customer strategies and our integrated distribution strategy, as well as the management of all personal and commercial banking products. Joined BMO in 2009; in role since July 2010 top

Personal and Commercial Banking U.S.

Ellen M. Costello, President and Chief Executive Officer, BMO Financial Corp. (formerly Harris Financial Corp.) and U.S. Country Head with responsibility for providing governance and oversight for all of BMO's U.S. businesses. Joined BMO in 1983; in role since August 2006 top

David R. Casper*, Executive Vice-President and Head, Commercial Banking U.S., is responsible for executing strategy and driving performance of Harris commercial banking, and has direct responsibility for commercial product management and lending. Joined BMO in 1978; in role since March 2010 top

Christopher J. McComish*, Executive Vice-President and Head, Personal Banking U.S., is responsible for executing strategy and driving performance of the Harris personal banking network, and has direct responsibility for retail product management, echannels, banking operations, distribution, micro business banking, indirect auto, mortgage and consumer lending. Joined BMO in 2008; in role since December 2008 top

Private Client Group

Gilles G. Ouellette, President and Chief Executive Officer, Private Client Group, is responsible for BMO Financial Group’s wealth management businesses. He is also Deputy Chair, BMO Nesbitt Burns and Chairman of BMO ChinaCo. Joined BMO in 1979; in role since May 1999 top

Dean Manjuris, Head, Full Service Brokerage Line of Business and President and Director, Private Client Division, BMO Nesbitt Burns, is responsible for the strategic direction of the Private Client Division within our wealth management business. Joined BMO in 1983; in role since November 1999 top

BMO Capital Markets

Thomas V. Milroy, Chief Executive Officer, BMO Capital Markets, is responsible for all of BMO Financial Group’s businesses serving corporate, institutional and government clients in North America and around the world. Joined BMO in 1993; in role since March 2008 top

Eric C. Tripp, President, BMO Capital Markets, is responsible for BMO Financial Group’s dealings with corporate, institutional and government clients, which encompass trading products and treasury operations. Joined BMO in 1983; in role since March 2008 top




Corporate Functions

Finance

Russel C. Robertson, Chief Financial Officer, is responsible for BMO Financial Group’s financial strategy, financial reporting and planning, treasury, investor relations and enterprise-wide group strategy development and management. Joined BMO in 2008; in role since March 2008 top

Legal, Corporate and Compliance Group

Simon A. Fish, Executive Vice-President and General Counsel, is BMO Financial Group’s chief legal officer and is responsible for providing advice to the Board of Directors and management on a variety of matters, including banking, mergers and acquisitions, compliance and securities laws. Joined BMO in 2008; in role since May 2008 top

Enterprise Risk and Portfolio Management

Thomas E. Flynn, Executive Vice-President and Chief Risk Officer, is responsible for enterprise-wide risk and portfolio management at BMO Financial Group. Joined BMO in 1992; in role since March 2008 top

Human Resources and Corporate Communications

Rose M. Patten, Senior Executive Vice-President, Head of Human Resources and Senior Leadership Advisor, is responsible for BMO Financial Group’s strategies and functions in Human Resources and Corporate Communications. As Senior Leadership Advisor, she provides advice and counsel to BMO’s most senior leaders and directs all leadership development and succession planning. Joined BMO in 1995; in role since July 2006 top

Office of Strategic Management

Joanna Rotenberg, Senior Vice-President, Office of Strategic Management, is accountable for building our strategic capability across all businesses and strengthening the linkages between our strategic plans, financial targets and business plans. Joined BMO in 2010; in role since January 2010 top

Technology and Operations

Jean-Michel Arès, Group Head, Technology and Operations, is responsible for managing, maintaining and providing governance related to information technology, operations services, real estate and sourcing for BMO Financial Group. Joined BMO in 2010; in role since April 2010 top

Sandra L. Hanington*, Executive Vice-President, Product Operations and Process Simplification, is accountable for product operations for Personal and Commercial Banking (Canada and U.S.), Private Client Group and BMO Capital Markets, business process improvement, end-to-end initiatives and operational risk. Joined BMO in 1999; in role since June 2009 top

Karen L. Metrakos*, Executive Vice-President, Technology Development and Enterprise Infrastructure, is accountable for technology development and infrastructure architecture at BMO Financial Group. Joined BMO in 1979; in role since June 2009 top


* Rotating members of the Management Committee.

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