TORONTO, April 23, 2021 /CNW/ – BMO Financial Group’s Chief Human Resources Officer and Head of People & Culture, Mona Malone, has been awarded a 2021 Report on Business Best Executive Award.
The Report on Business Best Executive Awards is an annual program to celebrate excellence among non-CEO leaders at the SVP, EVP and C-suite (or equivalent) levels. The 50 winners chosen for 2021 represent the best of Canadian leadership in five functional areas: Finance; Human Resources; Operations; Sales and Marketing; and Technology. Ms. Malone was one of 10 winners in the Human Resources category.
“Over the course of her career, Mona has distinguished herself as a visionary, purpose and results-driven leader who has made a significant impact in every role she has held. Most recently, as a member of the bank’s Executive Committee, Mona has played a key role helping to set and execute on our strategy, and to define and advance the bank’s diversity, equity and inclusion strategy through Zero Barriers to Inclusion 2025,” said Darryl White, Chief Executive Officer, BMO Financial Group. “The People & Culture group at BMO is a leader and steward of BMO’s culture and enabler of our success. I’m very proud to have Mona at the helm as we continue to build a digitally enabled, future-ready bank. On behalf of everyone at BMO, congratulations Mona on this well-deserved recognition.”
An honours graduate of Ivey Business School at University of Western Ontario, Ms. Malone has held roles in human resources and across business groups throughout her BMO career. As an Executive Committee member at BMO, she is accountable for the People & Culture agenda, which includes Human Resources and BMO IFL (Institute for Learning) – the bank’s corporate university and state-of-the-art facility preparing its employees for the workplace of the future – and BMO U, a dynamic, mobile learning platform. Ms. Malone is a vocal champion of BMO’s Purpose to Boldly Grow the Good in business and life, and of Human Resources’ critical role in bringing that purpose to life for the benefit of colleagues, customers and the communities BMO serves.
In addition to her leadership with the