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BMO Recognized as One of Canada's Top Employers for Canadians Over 40

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 3, 2012) - For the second consecutive year, BMO Financial Group has been named one of Canada's Best Employers for Canadians over 40 by Mediacorp Inc., the publishers of Canada's Top 100 Employers.

"BMO's success is directly linked to the talents and capabilities of a diverse and multi-generational workforce", said Richard Rudderham, Executive Vice-President and Head of Human Resources, BMO Financial Group.

"We value the unique perspectives, informed insights and broad range of experiences every employee brings to their work, and we work hard to create an inclusive environment where they can succeed. By focusing on the things that matter to our employees, we ensure our employees can focus on the things that matter to our customers."

BMO has a well-respected reputation for implementing supportive policies and programmes that contribute to long-term employee success and meaningful work/life balance. They include:

  • highly skilled jobs with opportunities to grow;
  • continuous learning opportunities with subsidies for tuition and professional accreditation, and hundreds of course offerings, including classroom and online training through BMO's Institute for Learning;
  • role-specific development programs and mentoring;
  • special offers and preferred rates for employees and pensioners on a wide range of BMO financial products and services;
  • a flexible People Care Days policy that may be used for a variety of reasons, ranging from volunteering for community service, moving, medical appointments or caring for family members;
  • wellness and work-life balance programs that provide employees with access to a comprehensive resource centre, back-up child care and other information that supports living a healthy lifestyle;
  • retirement planning assistance to help older workers prepare for life after work;
  • health coverage that extends into retirement;
  • retirement savings plans available to all employees;
  • competitive pension plans.

The reasons for BMO's selection can be found here.

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 $538 billion as at January 31, 2012, and more than 47,000 employees, BMO Financial Group provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and solutions.

For further information:
News Media Contacts:
Ralph Marranca
(416) 867-3996

Carol Greene
(416) 867-3996

Sarah Bensadoun, Montreal
(514) 877-8224

Laurie Grant, Vancouver
(604) 665-7596

Twitter: @BMOmedia