CALGARY, May 1 /CNW/ - Shane Fildes, the head of BMO Capital Markets'
Canadian Energy Group in Calgary, has been named to Canada's Top 40 Under 40
for 2009(TM). Shane and fellow recipients will be honoured at an awards
luncheon benefiting the Futures Fund Scholarship Program in Toronto May 5.
Canada's Top 40 Under 40(TM) is a national program founded and managed by
The Caldwell Partners to celebrate our leaders of today and tomorrow, and to
honour Canadians who have reached a significant level of success but have not
yet reached the age of 40. It is designed to promote mentorship and
professional development by introducing these leaders to the established
business community and by promoting them as role models for young Canadians.
Fildes, who joined BMO in 1993, is responsible for leading the firm's
Investment & Corporate Banking operations in the Canadian energy market as
well as managing the firm's Calgary office. He has extensive experience in
public debt and equity underwritings and has also worked on numerous financial
advisory assignments involving mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and
restructurings. Shane also has significant experience in the Canadian income
fund sector and has primary account coverage responsibility for a majority of
the large royalty trusts based in Calgary.
"Shane has successfully led our BMO Capital Markets business in Calgary
since 2004. He has been a presence in the energy sector and in the city's
business and charitable communities," said Bill Downe, President and CEO, BMO
Financial Group. "Our clients benefit from being able to work with such
talented individuals - and the success of our clients is extremely important
to us. Congratulations, Shane. On behalf of all of us at BMO, we are proud
you've received this recognition."
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