Global Head of Employee Experience & Workplace Transformation, BMO Financial Group
Lynn Roger is the Global Head of Employee Experience & Workplace Transformation at BMO Financial Group. This senior executive role was created to lead the design, integration and implementation of BMO’s workplace experience strategy, which includes changing the way employees work, and engaging with employees to foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, productivity and engagement. Lynn’s role is focused on taking a strategic, agile and customer-focused approach to our workplace practices, and fundamentally changing the way employees work across business and IT, and engage with the corporate functions – all with an eye to coordinating infrastructure decisions and reinforcing company culture. A seasoned industry expert and passionate speaker on the “Human Centric” dimension of organizational transformation, Lynn has become a trusted advisor to the bank’s Executive Committee, ensuring we are balancing the needs of today with the future strength of the company.
Lynn 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, Lynn was Vice-President and HR Business Partner for Canadian Personal and Commercial Banking. In 2012, she was promoted into the role of Chief Talent Officer. In 2015, she was appointed Chief Transformation Officer, and became a member of the Senior Executive Team. She was appointed to her current role in April of 2018.
Lynn is the vice-chair of Kids Help Phone, and chair of the Nominating & Governance Committee.
Lynn holds an MBA, Financial Services from Dalhousie University, and she is a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers.