TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2011 /CNW/ - TD Bank Group (TD) is pleased to
announce the appointment of Karen Maidment to its Board of Directors.
Ms. Maidment is a former Chief Financial and Administrative Officer of
BMO Financial Group. Prior to that, Ms. Maidment held several
executive positions with Clarica Life Insurance Company, including
Chief Financial Officer. She currently serves on the boards of
TransAlta Corporation, TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation, the Princess
Margaret Hospital Foundation and the University of Waterloo.
Ms. Maidment was named among Canada's Most Powerful Women Top 100 Lists
from 2002 to 2007 and Canada's Most Powerful Women Top 100 Hall of Fame
in 2007, as well as Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of
Ontario in 2000. She was also named Canada's CFO of the Year for 2006
by Financial Executives International Canada.
"We're excited to add Karen to our Board of Directors," said Brian
Levitt, Chairman of the Board, TD. "Her finance, operations and risk
management experience in both the banking and insurance industries
constitute a valuable addition to our board."
Ms. Maidment is a graduate of McMaster University and is a Chartered
Accountant. She currently resides in Cambridge, Ontario.
The appointment of Ms. Maidment brings the total number of directors to
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 20 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, TD Insurance, and TD Auto Finance Canada; Wealth
Management, including TD Waterhouse and an investment in TD Ameritrade;
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 more than 7 million online customers. TD
had CDN$665 billion in assets on July 31, 2011. The Toronto-Dominion
Bank trades under the symbol "TD" on the Toronto and New York Stock
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