Senior Vice President Human Resources, BMO Financial Corp.
Paul J. Renard, Senior Vice President Human Resources, BMO Financial Corporation. Based in Chicago, Paul leads the HR strategies and initiatives in P&C U.S.
He joined BMO in 2011, as a part of the M&I acquisition. Since joining BMO, prior to his current role, he has been very involved in the integration efforts, and has also led the HR function for the Corporate Groups in Toronto, on an interim basis. At M&I, Paul was Senior Vice-President and Director of Corporate Human Resources from 2000 to 2011. Paul joined M&I in 1994 as Vice President of Human Resources Administration and Compensation Manager when M&I acquired Valley Bank, where he served as Vice President and Corporate Tax Director.
From 1982 through 1985, he was a Senior Tax Analyst at Deloitte, and earned his CPA designation, after graduating from the University of Minnesota in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.