Chris Javornik, BMO Financial Group

Investment Funds & Asset Management Chris Javornik is Associate General Counsel and Managing Director at Bank of Montreal, leading a team of lawyers across North America, Europe and Asia to support BMO Global Asset Management’s worldwide focus. Javornik’s M&A legal management expertise has been critical in supporting a series of strategic global M&A transactions at BMO. He has advocated to strategically relocate lawyers across jurisdictions to develop internal expertise, accelerate cooperation and knowledge sharing, and develop careers within BMO’s Legal Group. Javornik has championed a focus on clear, concise and plain writing for clients. In his personal time, he enjoys coaching youth soccer and hockey.
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