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Corporate Governance

Chairman of the Board

Role of the Chairman of the Board

Brian Levitt is the non-executive Chairman of the Board at TD Bank Group. The Chairman of the Board is appointed annually by the non-management directors of the Board. He is independent and his role as Chairman of the Board is to facilitate the functioning of the Board independently of management and to maintain and enhance the quality of our corporate governance at TD. His key responsibilities are set out in the Charter of the Chairman of the Board which is available on our website. He also serves as Chair of the Corporate Governance Committee and is member of the Human Resources Committee.

Mr. Levitt is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Imasco Limited, during the time one of Canada's largest consumer goods and services companies, which included Canada Trust as one of its major holdings. In addition to being the lead independent director of Stelco Holdings Inc., a director of Domtar Corporation and TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation, Mr. Levitt serves as Chair Emeritus of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Vice-Chair of the Board of the C.D. Howe Institute and Chancellor of Bishop’s University. Mr. Levitt served as Chairman of the Board of Domtar Inc. (predecessor of Domtar Corporation) from 2004 to 2007. In 2015, he was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada. Mr. Levitt has been an independent director on TD's Board since December 2008.

(For more information on Mr. Levitt, please visit Meet our Chairman)