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TD Bank Financial Group Announces New Appointment to Board of Directors
TORONTO, Aug. 27 /CNW/ - TD Bank Financial Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Carole Taylor to its Board of Directors. Ms. Taylor resides in Vancouver and served most recently as Minister of Finance for British Columbia. "We are very happy to have attracted the talent and experience of Carole to our Board of Directors," said John Thompson, Chairman of the Board, TD Bank Financial Group. "As we continue to drive forward our vision of being the better bank every day, Carole's extensive background in business and government combined with her experience as a seasoned director will bring strategic value to the Board's deliberations." Ms. Taylor currently serves as the Chair of the Federal Finance Minister's Economic Advisory Council and also serves as a Governor of the Vancouver Board of Trade. Ms. Taylor holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Toronto and was also appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2001. The appointment of Ms. Taylor 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 online financial services firms, with more than 5.5 million online customers. TD Bank Financial Group had CDN$545 billion in assets on July 31, 2009. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades under the symbol "TD" on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.
For further information: Mohammed Nakhooda, Corporate and Public Affairs, TD Bank Financial Group, (416) 983-8622, email@example.com
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