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Kathleen M. O’Neill

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Director since: 2007

Independent Director

Ms. O’Neill is a Corporate Director and experienced Audit Committee Chair. Prior to 2005, Ms. O’Neill was an Executive Vice-President at BMO Financial Group where her most recent position was Executive Vice-President, Personal & Commercial Development and Head of Small Business Banking. Prior to joining BMO Financial Group in 1994, Ms. O'Neill was with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP for 19 years including eight years as a tax partner. Ms. O’Neill currently serves on the Board of Directors of ARC Resources Limited and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. Ms. O’Neill served as Finning’s Audit Committee Chair from May 2010 until May 2017, and is past Chair of St. Joseph’s Health Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Centre Foundation. 

In 2005, Ms. O’Neill was accredited through the Institute of Corporate Directors/Rotman School of Management Directors Education Program. She is on the Ontario Advisory Council and the Accounting Policy Advisory Committee for the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD). She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (with Honours) from the University of Toronto and is a Fellow of the Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants (FCPA). Ms. O’Neill was selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network in 2014, 2015 and 2016, and was inducted into the Women’s Executive Network Hall of Fame in 2017.

Ms. O’Neill is a Financial Expert of the Audit Committee and is a member of the Governance and Risk Committee.