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Three Senior Executives at TD Bank Financial Group Named Among Top 100 Most Powerful Women
Women's Executive Network (WXN)(TM) Award Program Recognizes Outstanding Canadian Leaders TORONTO, Nov. 21 /CNW/ - TD Bank Financial Group (TDBFG) is proud to announce that three of its executives have been recognised by the Women's Executive Network (WXN) award program. Patricia Lovett-Reid, Senior Vice President of TD Waterhouse, and Teri Currie, Executive Vice President of Human Resources, TDBFG, are recipients of WXN's Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards. A three-time winner, Colleen Johnston, Chief Financial Officer, TDBFG, has been inducted into WXN's Top 100 Hall of Fame. The Top 100 Awards program identifies and celebrates the 100 most exceptional and influential women in Canada. An independent Advisory Board has selected the winners based on defined, measurable criteria. Teri Currie is being recognized in the Corporate Executives category, a category open to women who hold the most senior positions in Canada's largest companies. Patricia Lovett-Reid is being recognized in the Trailblazers and Trendsetters category, which honours women who are pioneers in their fields and have made great contributions to Canadian society. "It's a privilege to work every day with such talented people," said Ed Clark, President and CEO, TDBFG. "Pattie, Teri and Colleen have achieved phenomenal success in their careers and are clearly making an impact as role models not only at TD but also in the broader community through the worthy causes they support. They are exemplary leaders, and I'm very proud to have them on TD's executive team." One of Canada's leading authorities on matters of personal finance and wealth management strategies, Patricia has held a number of executive positions within TDBFG, and is a regular market commentator for Business News Network (BNN), Canada AM, CTV NEWSNET and CP24. Patricia is also the host of MoneyTalk, a national prime-time television program on BNN about personal finance. An avid volunteer, Patricia is an advisory board member for Top 20 under 20 (Youth in Motion), Youth Employment Services and "Meagan's Walk: Creating a Circle of Hope." She is also a regular speaker for the Canadian Cancer Society. Teri is responsible for the global human resources function at TDBFG. In addition to her business achievements, Teri has shown leadership in her community volunteer activities including her work with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and as a mentor for the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council. Teri also serves on the Board of Career Edge, an organization that connects skilled graduates and internationally qualified professionals with Canadian internship opportunities. As CFO and Group Head Finance, Colleen has responsibility for all aspects of external and regulatory financial reporting and performance measurement at TDBFG. Her community volunteer and leadership activities include her role as chair of the ShareLife Corporate Campaign and a member of the Mission Committee for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Colleen remains on the board of Bridgepoint Health, where she was previously chair for three years. She is actively involved in promoting diversity in the workplace as chair of TD's Women in Leadership Committee. About TD Bank Financial Group The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Financial Group. TD Bank Financial Group serves more than 14 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; Wealth Management, including TD Waterhouse and an investment in TD Ameritrade; U.S. Personal and Commercial Banking through TD Banknorth; 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 4.5 million on-line customers. TD Bank Financial Group had CD $404 billion in assets as of July 31, 2007. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges under the symbol "TD", as well as on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
For further information: For photos of the recipients, more information or to arrange an interview please contact: Nick Petter, Corporate Communications, TD Bank Financial Group, (416) 308-7161
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