TORONTO, April 6 Bank of Montreal (BMO.TO) (BMO.N) said on Wednesday it has appointed Egizio Bianchini as vice-chairman of BMO Capital Markets, its investment and corporate banking arm.
BMO said Bianchini will continue to co-head the firm's global metals and mining group with Jason Neal, focusing on growth both within and outside Canada.
Bianchini, a veteran banker who has been at BMO since 1989, has played a key role in helping BMO establish offices in Beijing, Mumbai, Melbourne and elsewhere.
Over the last five years, BMO's metals and mining group has advised on more than $80 billion worth of transactions. (Reporting by Euan Rocha; editing by Peter Galloway)