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Mr Gordon J Henderson
BA, LLB - Non-Executive Director

Gordon has recently retired from a distinguished career at BMO Bank of Montreal where he was President and CEO of BMO Life Insurance Company with accountability for the bank’s creditor insurance, life insurance and reinsurance businesses. He is well acquainted with the Barbados business community having been Deputy Chairman of Barbados-based BMO Reinsurance Limited and its predecessor Bank of Montreal Insurance (Barbados) Limited since 1999. Before joining BMO in 1999, Gordon spent 17 years at Aetna Canada Holdings, the Canadian based subsidiary of Aetna Inc. of Hartford Connecticut. He held several senior executive positions with Aetna Canada including Senior Vice-President Individual Insurance Division; General Counsel; President & CEO, Aetna Casualty & Surety Company of Canada; and Chief Agent, Aetna Life Insurance Company. He holds an Honours B.A. in Economics (Summa Cum Laude) from McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario and an LL.B. from Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto. In 1982, he was called to the Bar of the Province of Ontario and is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada.