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BMO Financial Group Announces Appointment of Luc Bachand as Vice-Chairman, BMO Nesbitt Burns, Investment Banking Group

BMO Financial Group today announced the appointments of Luc Bachand as Vice-Chairman, BMO Nesbitt Burns, Investment Banking Group and Darryl White as Executive Managing Director and Head of Investment and Corporate Banking, Montreal Office. These appointments are effective February 1, 2006.

Mr. Bachand's career at BMO Financial Group has spanned more than 23 years, including the last 18 years with BMO Nesbitt Burns. Mr. Bachand has led BMO's Investment and Corporate Banking Services in Montreal for the past ten years. In his new role, he will be devoting his full attention to senior relationship management of corporate, government, and institutional clients.

"Luc's highly successful track record, client focus and extensive experience will be an invaluable asset in his new position as we continue to focus on achieving industry-leading performance and creating shareholder value," said L. Jacques M�nard, Chairman, BMO Nesbitt Burns. "Luc's principal focus will be with our senior corporate, institutional, and government relationships. He will assist all IBG lines of business in executing their strategy in order to maximize revenue for our firm," added Mr. M�nard.

riginally from Montreal, Darryl White has developed extensive Investment and Corporate Banking experience over the past 12 years with BMO Nesbitt Burns in Toronto. He has worked with many Qu�bec clients on various transactions over this period. He will also be taking on some senior account responsibilities and will join the Investment and Corporate Banking Canadian Management Committee, as well as the BMO Financial Group, Qu�bec, Management Committee.

“I am thrilled that Darryl is joining the senior management group of our company in Qu�bec,” said Mr. M�nard. “His energy, experience, and leadership skills will truly benefit our professionals and our clients. I look forward to his contribution to our firm's continued success in this market.”

BMO Nesbitt Burns is a leading full-service investment bank offering corporate, institutional and government client access to a broad range of products and services including investment and corporate banking, treasury services, market risk management, institutional investing and research. BMO Nesbitt Burns is a member of BMO Financial Group (TSX, NYSE: BMO).

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