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Robert (Bob) Dorrance
Chairman, CEO and President, TD Securities
Group Head, Wholesale Banking, TD Bank Group

Bob Dorrance was named Group Head, Wholesale Banking on November 1, 2005, after serving as Vice Chair, Wholesale Banking since November 2003. Additionally, as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of TD Securities, Bob leads the integrated investment dealer business of TD Bank Group (TDBG). He is responsible for determining the strategic direction of the firm, as well as the day-to-day management of the global wholesale investment dealer operations.

Prior to this appointment, Bob managed a variety of areas within the dealer. These areas include: TD Securities’ Institutional Equities’ Sales, Trading and Research groups, the Equity Capital Markets and Proprietary Equity Trading teams, and he was Head of Investment Banking.

Bob joined TD Securities in November 2000 when TDBG purchased Newcrest Capital, where he had been President and Chief Executive Officer since 1995. Prior to helping found Newcrest, he worked at Nesbitt Burns for 18 years.

Bob obtained a Master of Business Administration from McGill University and an Honours Bachelor of Science from Queen’s University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.

A strong supporter of giving back to our communities, Bob has helped lead TD Securities to raise over $18 million at its annual Underwriting Hope Campaign and Auction. The funds raised have supported many meaningful projects and programs that focus on improving the health, well-being and safety of children and youth – including Food Allergy Canada, Child Development Institute and Big Brothers Big Sisters – making a positive and lasting difference in the lives of children and their families.

In 2014, Bob and his wife established the Robert Dorrance and Gail Drummond MBA Leadership Award to support outstanding students entering the Desautels Faculty of Management MBA Program at McGill University. Bob and Gail are proud supporters of the United Way, The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, and the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO). Bob is also a member of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation’s Investment Committee and the AGO’s Contemporary & Curatorial Committee.