Brandon Williams Named Head of TD Wealth in the U.S.
PORTLAND, Maine and CHERRY HILL, N.J., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, announced today that Brandon Williams has been named Senior Vice President and Head of TD Wealth for its U.S. footprint.
Through TD Wealth, TD Bank and its subsidiaries provide clients with customized wealth management services. Williams will be responsible for driving an aggressive expansion strategy for the TD Wealth business, as part of TD's broader U.S. franchise strategy.
Based in New York City, Williams will oversee all U.S. Wealth functions serving high net worth clients, including Private Banking, Private Investment Counsel, Private and Institutional Trust, as well as mass affluent clients, by leveraging TD's partnership with TD Ameritrade. He will report jointly to Bharat Masrani, President and CEO of TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, and Leo Salom, Executive Vice President, Wealth Advice Businesses, TD Bank Group.
"I'm very pleased to welcome Brandon Williams to TD Wealth and I congratulate him on this new role," said Salom. "Brandon brings a tremendous amount of business-building experience, as demonstrated in his recent role as SVP of Retail Banking for New York City. This experience, combined with the investments we're making in our people, products and platforms, will allow us to better serve the needs of our U.S. High Net Worth and Mass Affluent clients."
"I'd like to congratulate Brandon on his leadership role with TD Wealth," said Masrani. "As a top 10 bank in the U.S., TD Bank is well positioned to take advantage of significant growth opportunities from Maine to Florida, including those in the wealth management segment. Under Brandon's leadership, TD Wealth will play an increasingly important role in meeting our customers' financial services needs."
Williams joined TD Bank in 2001, and was responsible for building out the company's retail banking franchise in New York City, where he grew the network by more than 80 stores in less than 10 years. Most recently, Williams served as Chief of Staff for TD Bank President and CEO Masrani. Additionally, Williams is the Chair of TD Bank's People with Disabilities Committee.
Prior to joining TD, Williams served as Vice President for Dime Savings Bank and led the East Coast sales and marketing division for the company's subsidiary North American Mortgage Insurance.
"I'm thrilled to take on this key role within TD," said Williams. "We have a significant opportunity to grow TD Wealth, and I look forward to partnering with TD Bank and TD Ameritrade as we build a comprehensive wealth offering for our clients."
About TD Wealth
Through TD Wealth, TD Bank, N.A. and its subsidiaries work with high net worth individuals and institutions to help build, preserve and transition wealth. Delivering wealth management services for more than 80 years, TD Wealth is committed to helping personal investors, institutional and non-profit organizations achieve their unique financial goals by building long-lasting relationships, and sharing the resources of one of the 10 largest financial institutions in the U.S., TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®. From private banking, private trust, estate planning and portfolio management, to institutional trust, including retirement planning, captive insurance and trustee services, TD Wealth creates and delivers customized and integrated wealth management solutions. TD Wealth is a service mark of The Toronto-Dominion Bank. For more information, visit http://www.tdbank.com/investments.
About TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®
TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., providing nearly 8 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services at more than 1,280 convenient locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas and Florida. In addition, TD Bank and its subsidiaries offer customized wealth management services through TD Wealth, insurance products and services through TD Insurance, Inc., and vehicle financing and dealer commercial services through TD Auto Finance. TD Bank is headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J., and Portland, Maine. To learn more, find TD Bank on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TDMoneyLoungeUS, on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TDBank_US, or visit www.tdbank.com.
TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is a member of TD Bank Group and a subsidiary of The Toronto-Dominion Bank of Toronto, Canada, a top 10 financial services company in North America and one of the few banks in the world rated Aaa by Moody's. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges under the ticker symbol "TD." To learn more, visit www.td.com.
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