Chief Executive Officer, BMO Financial Group
Darryl White is Chief Executive Officer, BMO Financial Group. He was appointed on November 1, 2017.
Darryl joined BMO in 1994, and has held a number of senior management positions, including Executive Managing Director & Head of Investment & Corporate Banking Montreal, Global Head of Equity Capital Markets & Deputy Head of Investment & Corporate Banking Canada, and Global Head of Investment & Corporate Banking. In 2014, he was named Group Head, BMO Capital Markets and served as CEO of BMO Nesbitt Burns legal entity until 2016. Darryl was appointed Chief Operating Officer, BMO Financial Group in 2016.
A longstanding community builder, Darryl was honoured by the United Way of New York City in 2016. He actively volunteers with the United Way of Greater Toronto and York Region, is a member of its 2017 Campaign Cabinet as Sector Chair, Finance. He serves as a director of the amalgamated network that includes St. Michael's Hospital, St. Joseph’s Health Centre and Providence Healthcare. Darryl is also a director of the Montreal Canadiens.
Darryl is a strong advocate for BMO’s efforts to ensure an inclusive workplace. He serves as a member of Catalyst Canada’s Advisory Board. He is also a past member of the Advisory Council of Women in Capital Markets.
Darryl holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and has completed the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School. Darryl is a past recipient of Canada’s Top 40 under 40TM Award (November 2017).