She is now special advisor to the new governor, Stephen Poloz. She worked for Merrill Lynch Canada and for Goldman Sachs.
Bank of Canada brings in bond, markets specialist as adviser to Poloz
(Reuters) - The Bank of Canada has appointed former Merrill Lynch executive Lynn Patterson as special adviser to new governor Stephen Poloz, the central bank said on Friday.
Patterson, who stepped down in April as president of Merrill Lynch Canada and worked in bond sales at Goldman Sachs in the 1990s, will serve a two-year term at the central bank as senior representative of financial markets.
"Lynn's expertise will help us better understand market developments and will support our work to make the Canadian and global financial systems safer and more resilient," Poloz, who officially replaced Mark Carney as the bank's governor this week, said in a statement.
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