TORONTO, ONTARIO and NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(Marketwired - Jan. 12, 2017) - BMO Capital Markets, the investment & corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group (TSX:BMO)(NYSE:BMO), announced today that Luke Seabrook has been appointed Chief Operating Officer. In this role, he will have oversight of all risk, balance sheet and first line regulatory and compliance functions.
"Luke brings nearly two decades of capital markets experience and an exceptional track record of managing risks and delivering innovative products to clients," said Pat Cronin, Group Head, BMO Capital Markets. "His appointment as COO reflects his tremendous success in moving our business forward and providing exceptional client service."
Mr. Seabrook joined BMO in 2004 as Managing Director and Head of Equity Linked and Mutual Fund Linked Products and rose through increasingly senior positions on the trading floor. In 2012, he was appointed Head of the Financial Products & Debt Products groups; since 2015, he has been Global Head of Trading Products with responsibility for Global Equities, Fixed Income Currencies and Commodities (FICC) and Global Structured Products.
Mr. Seabrook serves on BMO Capital Markets' Executive and Operating Committees. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and on the United Way Toronto & York Region Major Individual Giving Cabinet. Mr. Seabrook holds an HBA from the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario.
About BMO Capital Markets
BMO Capital Markets is a leading, full-service North American-based financial services provider, with approximately 2,400 professionals in 30 locations around the world, including 16 offices in North America, offering corporate, institutional and government clients access to a complete range of investment and corporate banking products and services. BMO Capital Markets is a member of BMO Financial Group (TSX:BMO)(NYSE:BMO), one of the largest diversified financial services providers in North America with US$513 billion total assets and over 45,000 employees as at October 31, 2016.