Women's Executive Network (WXN)(TM) Award Program Recognizes Outstanding
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
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 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