BMO Capital Markets Hires Hon. Brian Tobin as Vice-Chair

BMO Capital Markets Hires Hon. Brian Tobin as Vice-Chair 
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/17/13 -- BMO Capital Markets,
the investment & corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group
(TSX:BMO)(NYSE:BMO) today announced that it has hired the Honourable
Brian Tobin, P.C., O.C., as Vice-Chair. In this role, Mr. Tobin's
primary responsibilities will include senior client coverage and
business development. Mr. Tobin will be based in Toronto and report
to Darryl White, Global Head of Investment & Corporate Banking. 
"Brian brings a unique blend of talents and experience to our
clients," said Mr. White. "We are absolutely delighted to welcome him
to BMO Capital Markets." 
Most recently, Mr. Tobin has been a senior business advisor with
Dentons Canada LLP (formerly Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP) in Toronto.
He has also been a strategic advisor to several Canadian corporations
and served on a number of public company boards. He was Executive
Chairman and CEO of Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines Ltd. until its
sale to Cliffs Natural Resources. He also serves as Director of AECON
Group Inc. and Chairman of the Board of New Flyer Industries Inc. 
Mr. Tobin served as Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador from 1996 to
2000, winning two consecutive majority governments. He was also a
Member of Parliament from 1980 to 1996 and again from 2000 to 2002.
His federal political career included positions as Minister of
Fisheries and Oceans (1993 to 1996) and Minister of Industry (2000 to
2002). Mr. Tobin was named an Officer of the Order of Canada in
January 2013. 
About BMO Capital Markets 
BMO Capital Markets is a leading, full-service North American
financial services provider, with 2,300 employees operating in 16
North American offices and 29 worldwide, 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 $542 billion in assets and more than 46,000 employees as
at January 31, 2013.
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Alexis Brown, Toronto
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Ronald Monet, Montreal
(514) 877-1873
ronald.monet@bmo.com 
Laurie Grant, Vancouver
(604) 665-7596
laurie.grant@bmo.com 
Martha McInnis, New York
(212) 702-1992
Martha.mcinnis@bmo.com