TORONTO, June 27, 2018 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group today announced that Victor Tung, Chief Information Officer, Corporate and International, has been named one of Canada's Top 40 Under 40® for 2018. Mr. Tung is currently responsible for leading a global team of more than 600 professionals and oversees the delivery of technological solutions for BMO's Human Resources, Marketing, Legal, Compliance, Procurement, Anti-Money Laundering, Corporate and International functions.
"Victor is an inspirational leader who has helped strengthen BMO's technology organization," said Steve Tennyson, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer. "He is a dedicated, lifelong learner who has risen to the needs of this business while continuing to guide, mentor and offer opportunities to help his team reach their own career goals."
As a lifelong learner committed to continuing education, Mr. Tung has completed Master of Science, Executive MBA and Master of Laws degrees from the University of Liverpool and the University of Toronto while balancing full-time leadership roles. At BMO, he has improved operational efficiency and enabled significant progress in the evolution of intricate systems and heavily regulated processes.
Mr. Tung serves as the only representative from the financial industry on AT&T's Global Advisory Council. He is also a member of Coupa Technology's Executive Advisory Board and is a member of the Canadian Financial Services Cyber Security Governance Council and the board of Skills for Change, a non-profit that supports new immigrants.
Canada's Top 40 Under 40® is an annual recognition of the exceptional achievements of 40 outstanding Canadians under the age of 40. Honourees were selected from more than 800 nominees by an independent advisory board of 20 business leaders from across Canada. They were assessed based on four key criteria: Vision & Innovation, Leadership, Impact & Influence, and Social Responsibility.
Past winners of this award include Darryl White, Chief Executive Officer; Cameron Fowler, President, North American Personal & Business Banking; and Shane Fildes, Executive Managing Director, BMO Capital Markets.
Mr. Tung and fellow recipients will be honoured formally at the Top 40 Awards Night Gala in Toronto this November.
For more information about Canada's Top 40 under 40®, please visit https://www.canadastop40under40.com
About BMO Financial Group
Serving customers for 200 years and counting, BMO is a highly diversified financial services provider – the 8th largest bank, by assets, in North America. With total assets of $744 billion as of April 30, 2018, and a team of diverse and highly engaged employees, BMO provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers and conducts business through three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking, BMO Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets.
BMO Diversity and Inclusion
Diversity, and how we learn from each other's differences, is a core value at BMO. We strive to create an environment that is reflective of the communities we serve; where diverse perspectives are welcome and everyone is comfortable being their authentic selves. As we learn from our differences, we are able to bring together diverse backgrounds, perspectives and communities. Building a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us ensure our employees and customers feel valued, respected and heard.
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