Bill Downe

Bill Downe

Director/Board Member at LOBLAW COMPANIES LIMITED

Net worth: 7 M $ as of 31/05/2024

71 year
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William A. Downe (born in 1952 in Montreal) is a Canadian bank executive. He became president and chief executive officer of Bank of Montreal (also known as BMO Financial Group) on March 1, 2007.

Career
Downe joined Bank of Montreal in 1983 and held a variety of senior management positions in Canada and the U.S. In 1999, he was appointed vice-chair, Bank of Montreal. From 2001 to 2006, he was deputy chair of BMO Financial Group and chief executive officer of the investment and wealth management division BMO Nesbitt Burns. In February 2006, Downe was named chief operating officer and was chosen to replace Tony Comper as president and chief executive officer of BMO effective March 1, 2007, the day of BMO's annual general meeting.

Professional associations
Downe is the only Canadian member of the International Business Leaders Advisory Council of the Mayor of Beijing, and he is a member of the International Advisory Council of Guanghua School of Management at Peking University. He is a director of Catalyst, and a member of Catalyst’s Canadian Board of Advisors. Mr. Downe is also a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and Past President of the Federal Reserve Board's Federal Advisory Council.

Charity work
Downe served as Chairman of the 2009 Campaign Cabinet for United Way of Greater Toronto. He is a member of the Rotman School of Management Campaign Cabinet, and he sits on the board of Toronto’s St. Michael's Hospital Foundation. He is also past Chair of the Board of Directors of St. Michael's Hospital.

Education
Downe has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Toronto. In 2003, he received the Rotman Distinguished Business Alumni Award from the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management.



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Known holdings in public companies

CompanyDateNumber of sharesValuationValuation date
01/04/2024 25,000 ( 0.01% ) 3 M $ 31/05/2024
23/02/2024 31,450 ( 0.07% ) 2 M $ 31/05/2024
14/12/2023 10,000 ( 0.01% ) 1 M $ 31/05/2024

Bill Downe active positions

CompaniesPositionStart
LOBLAW COMPANIES LIMITED Director/Board Member 03/05/2018
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Chairman 08/11/2018
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St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation Director/Board Member 21/10/2010
The Chicago Club Corporate Officer/Principal -
International Business Leaders Advisory Council Corporate Officer/Principal -
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Former positions of Bill Downe

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MANPOWERGROUP INC. Director/Board Member 03/05/2024
BANK OF MONTREAL Chief Executive Officer 31/10/2017
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Training of Bill Downe

University of Toronto Masters Business Admin
Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Degree

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BANK OF MONTREAL

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LOBLAW COMPANIES LIMITED

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