Former Liberal cabinet minister Scott Brison joins BMO Capital Markets
MP Scott Brison speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons in Ottawa, Monday, Feb.13, 2017. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press)
The Canadian Press
Published Thursday, February 14, 2019 10:32AM EST
TORONTO - The Bank of Montreal has hired former Liberal cabinet minister Scott Brison as its vice-chair of investment and corporate banking.
BMO says the longtime politician's tenure in the federal government, his knowledge of global economic issues and private sector experience will be an asset for its capital markets division.
Brison will be based in Toronto and his primary responsibilities will include client coverage and business development.
He resigned from cabinet in January and stepped down as a member of parliament on Feb. 10 after representing the Nova Scotia riding of King-Hants for 22 years.
In announcing his departure from politics, Brison said he wanted to spend more time with his husband and their four-year-old twins.
He made history as Canada's first openly gay cabinet minister and as the first federal politician to marry his same-sex partner.
Scott Brison has been hired as Vice-Chair, Investment & Corporate Banking by BMO Capital Markets. Here's the release.— Rachel Gilmore (@atRachelGilmore) February 14, 2019
Brison left politics earlier this month, triggering the cabinet shuffle that saw @Puglaas moved to Veterans Affairs.#cdnpoli pic.twitter.com/lrERExzTLN