BMO Financial Corp. CEO to Speak at Executives' Club Breakfast

Sep 06, 2012, 10:32 ET from The Executives' Club of Chicago

CHICAGO, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Executives' Club of Chicago will host a Women's Leadership Breakfast program around transformational leadership on September 12th with the CEO of BMO Financial Corp., Ellen Costello. Ms. Costello is also the U.S. Country Head of BMO Financial Group.


Ms. Costello is expected to discuss converging customer insights and market opportunities with the development and execution of strategy and vision; enabling through talented and engaged employees; and building brand, reputation and financial performance. Ms. Costello will also discuss personal leadership insights gained as she led her organization through one of the most financially turbulent times in recent history. Mary Ellen Iskenderian, President and CEO of Women's World Banking, will moderate the program.

"The Club's Board, members and guests are looking forward to hearing Ellen Costello's keynote address" said Melissa Bean, President & CEO of The Executives' Club. "Her reputation as a results oriented, customer centric leader has already inspired over 600 to register in advance."

Platinum Series Sponsors of Wednesday's breakfast are Ernst & Young and NiSource. BMO Harris Bank, Kemper Corporation and Merrill Lynch are gold level sponsors. Media sponsors include Today's Chicago Woman (TCW), The Wall Street Journal and WBEZ/Chicago Public Media.

For more information or for tickets, visit or call The Executives' Club at 312-263-3500.

Event detailsWednesday, September 12th Presentation: 8:20 – 9:15 a.m. (Breakfast 8:00 – 8:20 a.m.) – The Hyatt Regency, 151 E. Wacker Drive, Grand Ballroom

About The Executives' Club of Chicago
The Executives' Club of Chicago is a forum for business, civic, and academic leaders to exchange best practices.  Founded in 1911, the Club is one of the oldest and most respected business organizations in the Midwest. The Club serves the community by providing resources needed to establish effective global partnerships, enhance intellectual exchange, develop future diverse business leaders and promote Chicago as a world class business center.

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