Chief Transformation Officer, BMO Financial Group
Lynn Roger is Chief Transformation Officer for BMO Financial Group. She is accountable for overseeing an enterprise-wide effort to change the way we work, ensuring key decisions are made closer to the customer while empowering teams to execute, and delivering on measurable outcomes. She also oversees the new Office of Transformation, which is focused on advancing BMO’s culture of efficiency and constant improvement in order to produce a better experience for our customers and employees. A seasoned industry expert, Ms. Roger has become a trusted advisor to the bank’s Executive Committee, ensuring BMO is balancing the needs of today with the future strength of the company.
Ms. Roger joined BMO in 1979 and held a variety of positions in banking operations and Human Resources. In 2006, she was appointed Vice-President, Talent Acquisition, Planning and Development. From 2008 to 2010, Ms. Roger was Vice-President and HR Business Partner for Canadian Personal and Commercial Banking. She was appointed to her role as Chief Talent Officer in 2012.
Ms. Roger is a board member of Kids Help Phone, and serves as Chair of the Nominating Committee.
Ms. Roger holds an MBA, Financial Services from Dalhousie University, and she is a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers.