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TD Bank Financial Group Announces New Appointment to Board of Directors
TORONTO, Dec. 4 /CNW/ - TD Bank Financial Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Levitt to its Board of Directors. Mr. Levitt is a Partner and Co-Chair of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP and resides in Montreal. Mr. Levitt is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Imasco Limited, a Canadian consumer goods and services company. Mr. Levitt currently serves as a director of Domtar Corporation and BCE Inc. He is also Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and a director and Vice-Chair of the C.D. Howe Institute. "We're pleased to have Brian join our Board of Directors," said John Thompson, Chairman of the Board, TD Bank Financial Group. "Brian's extensive business background combined with his experience as a seasoned director and as a legal advisor will bring strategic value to the Board's deliberations." Mr. Levitt holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Toronto where he also completed his LLB. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1975 and the Quebec Bar in 2001. The appointment of Mr. Levitt brings the total number of directors to eighteen. About TD Bank Financial Group The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Financial Group. TD Bank Financial Group is the sixth largest bank in North America by branches and serves approximately 17 million customers in four key businesses operating in a number of locations in key financial centres around the globe: Canadian Personal and Commercial Banking, including TD Canada Trust and TD Insurance; Wealth Management, including TD Waterhouse and an investment in TD Ameritrade; U.S. Personal and Commercial Banking through TD Banknorth and TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank; and Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities. TD Bank Financial Group also ranks among the world's leading on-line financial services firms, with more than 5.5 million on-line customers. TD Bank Financial Group had CDN$563 billion in assets as of October 31, 2008. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades under the symbol "TD" on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange.
For further information: Simon Townsend, Corporate and Public Affairs, TD Bank Financial Group, (416) 944-7161, firstname.lastname@example.org
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