HRLeaders-Speaker Lynn-Roger

Lynn Roger

Chief Transformation Officer, BMO Financial Group

Lynn Roger is Chief Transformation Officer for BMO Financial Group. Lynn holds the accountability to oversee an enterprise-wide effort to change the way we work, to ensure key decisions are made closer to the customer while empowering teams to execute and deliver on measurable outcomes. The new Office of Transformation is focused on advancing our culture of efficiency and constant improvement in order to produce a better experience for our customers and employees.

A seasoned industry expert, Lynn has become a trusted advisor to the bank’s Executive Committee, ensuring we are balancing the needs of today with the future strength of the company. Lynn joined BMO in 1979 and 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. She was appointed to her most recent role as Chief Talent Officer in 2012.

Lynn holds an MBA, Financial Services from Dalhousie University, and she is a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers. She is also a board member of Kids Help Phone and Chair of the Nominating Committee.

Lynn reports to Frank Techar, Chief Operating Officer, BMO Financial Group