TD Bank Group Announces New Appointment to Board of Directors

TD Bank Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Nancy Tower to its Board of Directors.

"We are very pleased to welcome Nancy to TD's Board of Directors. Nancy is an accomplished executive with a long track record of business success in both Canada and the United States," said Brian Levitt, Chair of the Board, TD Bank Group. "As TD continues to build for the future, Nancy will also deepen the Board's regulatory, capital markets and operational capabilities."

Nancy joins TD's Board after an impressive 24-year career with Emera Inc., where she was most recently President & Chief Executive Officer of its U.S. subsidiary, Tampa Electric Company. She held a number of senior roles at Emera Inc. and its subsidiaries, including as Chief Corporate Development Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Executive Officer of Emera Newfoundland and Labrador.

Nancy has served on Boards of Directors for both the public sector and non-profit organizations throughout her career. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Stanfield's Ltd., AltaGas Ltd., and Finning International Inc. She has also given her time and leadership to non-profit organizations such as the United Way and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. In 2011, she received WXN Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award.

Nancy obtained her Bachelor of Commerce from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia and is a Chartered Accountant. She has also earned the Fellow Chartered Accountant designation.