BMO Financial Group

BMO Financial Group

February 21, 2014 09:00 ET

Media Advisory: BMO's L. Jacques Ménard and Boston Consulting Group Unveil a Program to Revitalize Montreal

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Feb. 21, 2014) - L. Jacques Ménard, president of BMO Financial Group, Quebec, and Éric Brat, senior partner and managing director of the Montreal office of Boston Consulting Group (BCG), will unveil ten proposals intended to revitalize the economic, cultural and demographic vitality of the city of Montreal. The recommendations, drawn from a study of seven metropolises comparable to Montreal and from interviews with 50 heads of Montreal companies are carried out by BCG on a pro bono basis, the nonpartisan study aims to create a new momentum in Montreal, which is Quebec's chief standard-bearer on the international stage and which accounts for more than half of its economy.

What: Unveiling of a program to revitalize Montreal
When: Tuesday, February 25, at 10:00 a.m. ET
Where: Concordia University
1400. de Maisonneuve Boulevard West, Montreal
J. A. de Sève Cinema (LB 125), ground floor
Who: L. Jacques Ménard, President, BMO Financial Group, Quebec; Chairman, BMO Nesbitt Burns; and Chancellor of Concordia University
Éric Brat, Senior Partner and Managing Director, Montreal Office, BCG
Michel Leblanc, President and Chief Executive Officer, Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
Alan Shepard, President and Vice-Chancellor, Concordia University
Heads of Montreal-based companies and institutions that took part in the study.

About BMO Financial Group

Established in 1817 as Bank of Montreal, BMO Financial Group is a highly diversified North American financial services organization. With total assets of $537 billion as at October 31, 2013, and more than 45,000 employees, BMO Financial Group provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and solutions.

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