Paul Dzurovcik is the recently retired former head of Mergers, Acquisitions & Strategic Initiatives Delivery (Technology & Operations) for Bank of Montreal Financial Group (BMOFG). He was accountable for T&O Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) transactional leadership and Strategic Initiatives Delivery, the leader of T&O due diligence, business engagement, external engagement, and integration planning. Paul was the Executive lead and architect of a team that has effectively and efficiently performed over 15 due diligence engagements tied to the delivery of 7 acquisitions, 6 divestitures, 1 large business process outsourcing initiative, and 1 global implementation - Workday. He oversaw world class delivery of the largest US bank acquisition by a Canadian bank (Bank of the West), the largest nonbank acquisition by a Canadian Bank in the US (General Electric Capital Corporation Transportation Finance Business), and the largest divestiture in company history (EMEA Global Asset Management Sale).
During his tenure at BMOFG, Paul served as Vice President and Head of the US CIO Office at BMO Harris Bank. As a senior US Technology leader, Paul had a wide range of responsibilities, including co-designing and operationalizing the US CIO Governance Program, managing the US Technology Multi-Year Plan, co-designing, piloting, and implementing the BMOFG Critical Supplier Management Standard Operating Framework, and served as Acting US Technology Business Unit Compliance Officer, managing all Personal & Commercial US Technology compliance activities. Rounding out these key responsibilities, Paul also served as Global Supplier Manager for Fidelity Information Systems (FIS), Technology, and Enterprise Infrastructure Services provided to the US by BMOFG and ACI Online Banking.
Paul holds a BA in Economics from Wabash College, an MS in Communications Strategy and Management from Northwestern University, and attended the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin. In 2019, Paul also earned his Certified M&A Specialist (CMAS) Designation from the M&A Leadership Council.