“Darrel brings to the Board a depth of experience from his various leadership roles at BMO and his time in management consulting,” says Dante C. Parrini, chairman and chief executive officer. “As Glatfelter continues its transformation to a higher-margin, growth-oriented engineered materials company, we expect Darrel’s insight and perspective on capital markets and strategy to be especially beneficial to the Company.”
Hackett has held a variety of leadership roles since joining BMO in 2004, including SVP & head of North American Integrated Channels and SVP & head, U.S. Business Banking. Before joining BMO, Hackett was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company. Hackett began his professional career as a mechanical engineer working with General Electric Company and Eastman Chemical Company. In addition to his BMO leadership role, Hackett currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Art Institute of Chicago, Children First Fund and Chicago United.