BMO Financial Group

BMO Financial Group

September 19, 2014 11:52 ET

BMO Pays Tribute to Hart MacDougall

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 19, 2014) -

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BMO Financial Group today paid tribute to Hartland "Hart" M. MacDougall, who has passed away at the age of 83.

"We are deeply saddened to hear of the loss of Hart MacDougall," said Bill Downe, Chief Executive Officer, BMO Financial Group. "On behalf of everyone at BMO, I want to pay tribute to his lifetime of accomplishment in both the business and voluntary communities. Hart spent more than thirty years at BMO, culminating in holding the role of Vice Chairman in the early 1980s. He was also a Director of the bank from 1974 to 1984. His volunteerism served as a role model to future generations of bankers. He was a tireless and generous supporter of important causes, most particularly through his help in founding and working with the St. Michael's Hospital Foundation. To his family, we extend our most heartfelt condolences."

About BMO Financial Group

Established in 1817 as Bank of Montreal, BMO Financial Group is a highly diversified financial services organization based in North America. The bank offers a broad range of retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers. BMO Financial Group had total assets exceeding $586 billion and approximately 47,000 employees at July 31, 2014.

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