FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BMO Appoints Christine A. Edwards to its Board of Directors
TORONTO, AUGUST 3, 2010 — Bank of Montreal today announced the appointment of Christine
A. Edwards to its Board of Directors.
Based in Chicago, Ms. Edwards is a partner in Winston & Strawn’s corporate practice group. Her
focus is on the regulation of the financial services industry—particularly the securities and banking
industries—as well as corporate governance and public and regulatory policy issues.
“We are pleased to welcome Christine to the Board of Directors,” said David Galloway, Chairman
of the Board, Bank of Montreal. “She is a well-respected lawyer with deep expertise in financial
services, and is also actively involved in the civic life of Chicago — a key market for BMO.”
Ms. Edwards has worked for over 25 years in the financial services industry and prior to joining
Winston & Strawn, was the executive vice president and chief legal officer at Bank One
Corporation, a predecessor to JPMorgan Chase, with responsibilities for the Company’s Law,
Compliance, Regulatory and Government Relations functions. She also served as executive vice-
president and chief legal officer for other prominent financial services firms, including Morgan
Stanley and ABN AMRO, North America.
Ms. Edwards serves on number of civic and educational Boards. She is a member of the Board of
Trustees, the Executive and Nominating and Governance Committees and Chair of the Audit
Committee for Rush University Medical Center. She serves on the Board of Visitors of the
University of Maryland School of Law and the Board of the Chicago Network and is the former
Chair of the Women on Boards Committee. She is a vice president and a Board Member of the
Chicago Finance Exchange and received their prestigious President’s Award in 2008.
Ms. Edwards also serves in Washington, D.C. on the Oversight Board of the U.S. Chamber of
Commerce Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness.
Ms. Edwards has been ranke