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Barry McInerney

Barry McInerney, FSA, CFA

Co-CEO, BMO Global Asset Management
CEO, BMO Asset Management U.S. and International
BMO Asset Management U.S.

Barry McInerney is co-chief executive officer of BMO Global Asset Management and chief executive officer of BMO Asset Management U.S. and International.

Prior to joining BMO Financial Group in early 2009, Mr. McInerney was managing director, Americas Institutional for Russell Investments, where he served as a member of the Russell Global Management Committee and Russell Trust Company Board. Prior to Russell, he spent 19 years with Mercer Inc., where he held a number of senior leadership positions, including president of Mercer Global Investments in the U.S. and globally, president and chairman of the Mercer Trust Company, and president of Mercer Investment Consulting in the U.S.

Mr. McInerney holds an M.B.A. from the University of Toronto, where he also earned a bachelor's degree in commerce and finance. In addition, he is a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) charter holder, a member of the CFA Institute, and a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries. Mr. McInerney is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago, The Executives' Club of Chicago, and the University Club of Chicago.