Bank of Montreal is pleased to announce the election of Mr. David E. Harquail to its Board of Directors on April 5, 2018.
Mr. Harquail is Chief Executive Officer of Franco-Nevada Corporation, a role he has held since 2007 when he led its $1.3 billion initial public offering onto the Toronto Stock Exchange. Franco-Nevada has since grown into the leading royalty and streaming company active in both the mining and oil & gas industries. He is also the current Chair of the World Gold Council which works to stimulate the demand for gold on behalf of the leading gold producers. Mr. Harquail has over 35 years of experience on public and non-profit boards and task force advisories. He is currently active on the United Way Toronto & York Region Campaign Cabinet. Mr. Harquail holds a B.A.Sc. in Geological Engineering from the University of Toronto, an MBA from McGill University and is a registered Professional Engineer in Ontario. He is also a major benefactor of the School of Earth Sciences and its Mineral Exploration Research Centre (MERC) at Laurentian University in Sudbury as well as the Centre for Neuromodulation at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto.
About BMO Financial Group
Serving customers for 200 years and counting, BMO is a highly diversified financial services provider – the 8th largest bank, by assets, in North America. With total assets of $744 billion as of April 30, 2018, and a team of diverse and highly engaged employees, BMO provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers and conducts business through three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking, BMO Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets.