Bank of Montreal named BSI Canada’s 2019 Award of Excellence Winner

(TORONTO, June 28, 2021) – BSI, the business improvement company, has announced that Bank Of Montreal (BMO) has been awarded the 2019 BSI Canada Award of Excellence. 

BSI Group Canada Inc. is a leading provider of choice for ISO Certification, Assessment, Training, and Software in Canada.

BMO is certified to ISO/IEC 27001. Internationally recognized ISO/IEC 27001 is an excellent framework that helps organizations manage and protect their information assets so that they remain safe and secure.

The Bank of Montreal is a Canadian multinational investment bank and financial services company. BMO is the 8th largest bank in North America with $950 billion in total assets and 12 million customers globally.

“BMO Financial Group has always provided resources for effective performance of the management systems: for example, they have a full time internal auditing team conducting information security audits (ISO 27001:2015) every six months covering both locations HQ in Toronto and 2nd location in Barrie, Ontario,” says Michael Hinde, Client Manager at BSI Group Canada. “Top management has always been actively involved in BSI audits – opening/closing meetings and site visits.  The leaders at this company consistently push continual improvement and customer focus”


BSI Canada created the Award of Excellence in 2011 to recognize customers who excel in the implementation of international business standards. This year’s Award of Excellence judging panel consisted of a multi-disciplinary team at BSI Canada which interviewed clients, auditors, senior account managers, and other client facing personnel. 


About BSI

BSI is the business improvement company that enables organizations to turn standards of best practice into habits of excellence. For over a century BSI has championed what good looks like and driven best practice in organizations around the world. Working with 84,000 clients across 193 countries, it is a truly international business with skills and experience across a number of sectors including aerospace, automotive, built environment, food, and healthcare. Through its expertise in Standards Development and Knowledge Solutions, Assurance, Regulatory Services and Professional Services, BSI improves business performance to help clients grow sustainably, manage risk and ultimately be more resilient. To learn more, please visit:


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