BMO Capital Markets, the investment and corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group BMO has appointed Luke Seabrook as Head, Financial Products and Debt Products.
In this role, Seabrook will add responsibility for all of BMO’s global fixed income and money market sales and trading activity to his existing Financial Products portfolio which encompasses the company’s cross-asset derivatives trading and origination, structured products, structured finance and commodities businesses. Seabrook will continue to report to Pat Cronin, Global Head of Trading Products. He is a member of the BMO Capital Markets Executive Committee. Seabrook’s appointment is effective 31 March.
"Luke has an exceptional track record of delivering innovative products along with flawless execution to our clients," says Tom Milroy, CEO, BMO Capital Markets. "Luke’s experience and ability to adapt to change quickly will help as we continue to offer successful debt products and financial products platforms to our clients."
Seabrook joined BMO Capital Markets in 2004 as Managing Director and Head of Equity Linked and Mutual Fund Linked Products. He was appointed Head of Financial Products in 2008.
"Adding Debt Products to Luke’s responsibilities allows us to take advantage of operational synergies and cross-selling opportunities in the marketplace," says Cronin. "In today’s operating environment, achieving these goals is more important than ever."
In recognition of the important role that the US and, in particular, the US Midwest play in BMO’s debt products and financial products businesses, Seabrook will work out of both BMO’s Chicago and Toronto offices.
Seabrook holds an HBA from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. He is on the Board of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and a member of the United Way Toronto MIG Cabinet.