Mr. Orr is President and Chief Executive Officer of Power Financial since 2005. From 2001 to 2005, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of IGM Financial. Prior to joining IGM Financial, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BMO Nesbitt Burns and Vice-Chair, Investment Banking Group, Bank of Montreal. He had been with BMO Nesbitt Burns and predecessor companies since 1981.
He serves as a director of Power Financial and is a director and Chairman of a number of Power Financial subsidiaries, including Great-West Lifeco, Great-West Life, Great-West Life & Annuity, London Life, London Insurance Group, Canada Life Financial, Canada Life, Putnam Investments, IGM Financial, IG Wealth Management, and Mackenzie.
Mr. Orr is active in a number of community and business organizations. He holds a Bachelor of Arts — Honours Business Administration (HBA) degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business in London, Ontario.