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Brian Tobin, the next vice-chairman of BMO Capital Markets and a former premier of Newfoundland, at the corner of King Street West and Bay Street in Toronto.
Brian Tobin, the next vice-chairman of BMO Capital Markets and a former premier of Newfoundland, at the corner of King Street West and Bay Street in Toronto.
(Matthew Sherwood For The Globe and Mail)

Brian Tobin joins BMO’s capital markets wing

Brian Tobin has done oil and gas deals as premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and mining transactions as head of Consolidated Thomson Iron Mines Inc. Now he will do deals for a living, as a vice-chairman at Bank of Montreal’s investment banking unit.

Mr. Tobin will join BMO’s capital markets unit on Monday in a role that is all about using contacts and expertise established in 20 years of politics and business to bring in banking and advisory work for the bank.