TORONTO, Oct. 17 /CNW/ - TD Bank Financial Group (TDBFG) has been
recognized by the Financial Post's Ten Best Companies to Work For competition,
organized by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers. This designation
profiles fast growing employers in Canada that offer exceptional working
conditions and career advancement opportunities.
Employers were evaluated by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers to
determine which ones are growing fastest in their fields, based on both
revenue growth and the size of their workforce. Additional criteria used for
selection included work and social atmosphere; health, financial and family
benefits; vacation and time off; employee communications; performance
management and training; skills development; recruitment practices; physical
workplace; and community involvement. Fast-growing employers were also
compared to other companies in their industry to determine which offers the
most progressive and forward-thinking programs.
"Attracting and retaining the best and brightest people is a huge part of
how TD has grown into a leading North American bank," said Teri Currie,
Executive Vice President, Human Resources, TDBFG. "Being chosen as one of the
Top Ten Companies to Work For is something we're very proud of because it
speaks to our constant focus on making TD a great place for our employees. Our
people tell us they value the support and opportunity TD provides them to
pursue many different jobs within the bank over the course of their careers,"
TD Bank Financial Group has also been recognized as the only major
Canadian Financial Institution to be named one of the Best Workplaces in
Canada by The Great Places to Work Institute.
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
CDN$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.
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For further information: Simon Townsend, Corporate Communications, (416)