Lynn Roger, ICD.D, MBA, FICB

A former senior executive at BMO Financial Group, with deep experience in transformational change, with an impressive reputation for action and excellence, and a relentless focus on connecting talent strategies to the business and customers. Known for leading with courage and possessing an authentic and engaging leadership style, which enables transparency, straight talk and fresh ways of thinking.

Lynn has had deep roots in BMO, and a career that spanned over 40 years with the company. Since she joined the bank in 1979, she’s held a variety of positions in banking operations and Human Resources. In 2006, she was appointed Vice-President, Talent Acquisition, Planning and Development. From 2008 to 2010, Lynn was Vice-President and HR Business Partner for Canadian Personal and Commercial Banking. In 2010, she was promoted into the role of Chief Talent Officer. In 2015, she was appointed Chief Transformation Officer, and became a member of the Senior Executive Team. In her most recent assignment, she led the design, integration and implementation of BMO’s workplace experience strategy, which included introducing agile ways of working, and a new and exciting focus on creating amazing employee experiences.