SAINT JOHN, NB, Nov. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - TD Insurance is expanding its
operations in Saint John, creating over 275 jobs over the next three
years. TD Bank Group Deputy Chair, Frank McKenna, TD Insurance
President & CEO, Kenn Lalonde, and New Brunswick Premier David Alward
made the announcement today at the company's office on Rothesay Avenue.
The TDI partnership with the province through Invest NB is a great opportunity to help support the company's future growth in
the region. Already, 121 positions have been posted on our corporate
"TD has a long and rich history in New Brunswick, and this expansion
further demonstrates our continued commitment to the province and to
delivering service excellence to our customers," said Frank McKenna,
Deputy Chair, TD Bank Group.
"Our team in Saint John is among the best in the country in delivering
the legendary experience that our customers expect from TD Bank and TD
Insurance," said Kenn Lalonde, President and CEO, TD Insurance. "This
partnership provides a great opportunity to build on this strength and
create future growth for the region."
"Financial services are among the fastest growing sectors in New
Brunswick and we are pleased TD Insurance has chosen Saint John to
expand its operations," said David Alward, Premier of New Brunswick.
"Working with strong partners like TD Insurance is a key part of our
government's plan to create jobs and rebuild the economy."
Employees at the TD Insurance Saint John office provide sales, service
and claims support to customers in the Atlantic provinces, as well as
internal and administrative functions for the company. The Saint John
TD Insurance centre, located at 420 Rothesay Ave, would eventually
employ more than 730 people while adding 30% in office space.
Interested applicants can visit www.TD.com/careers.
About TD Insurance
TD Insurance offers a wide range of products to help protect customers
including credit protection, auto, home, health, life, and travel
insurance. With more than 4 million customers, TD Insurance authorized
products and services are available through a network of more than
1,150 TD Canada Trust branches, the Internet, and telephone. For more
information, visit www.tdinsurance.com.
About TD Bank Group
The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as
TD Bank Group (TD). TD is the sixth largest bank in North America by
branches and serves approximately 22 million customers in four key
businesses operating in a number of locations in financial centres
around the globe: Canadian Personal and Commercial Banking, including
TD Canada Trust and TD Auto Finance Canada; Wealth and Insurance,
including TD Wealth, TD Direct Investing, an investment in TD
Ameritrade, and TD Insurance; U.S. Personal and Commercial Banking,
including TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, and TD Auto Finance
U.S.; and Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities. TD also ranks
among the world's leading online financial services firms, with
approximately 8 million active online and mobile customers. TD had
CDN$835 billion in assets on July 31, 2013.The Toronto-Dominion Bank
trades under the symbol "TD" on the Toronto and New York Stock
SOURCE: TD Insurance
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