Ms. Muench will be responsible for implementing the overall business strategy for BMO Harris Private Banking in British Columbia – including BMO’s Asian private banking business – and will oversee its trust, banking and investment operations.

Ms. Muench began her career with BMO in 1998. In 2005 she moved to the West Coast to take on the position of Personal Banking Area Manager. She was promoted to Vice-President, Personal Banking, Vancouver Centre District for BMO Bank of Montreal in 2008 where she has gained extensive knowledge of the B.C. market.

"Jennifer is recognized as a positive and collaborative leader who is committed to building client relationships," said Alex Dousmanis-Curtis, Senior Vice President and Head, BMO Harris Private Banking. "She has extensive experience and knowledge of BMO’s business and a strong team to support her. Jennifer will be a valuable asset and great addition to BMO Harris Private Banking."

Ms. Dousmanis-Curtis noted that BMO is well-positioned to create a global service for affluent individuals: "BMO has a presence in Canada, the United States and China and is committed to providing wealth management services for high net worth clients seeking to manage their investments across borders."