W. Edmund Clark was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of TD Bank Financial Group on December 20, 2002. Prior to this appointment, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of TD Bank Financial Group, role he held since July 6, 2000.
Mr. Clark joined TD Bank Financial Group as Chairman and CEO of TD Canada Trust following TD's acquisition of CT Financial Services on February 2, 2000. In this role he oversaw the successful integration of the TD and Canada Trust retail and electronic banking operations. Previously, Mr. Clark was President and Chief Executive Officer of CT Financial Services. Inc., a position he had held since January 1994. Mr. Clark initially joined CT Financial Services in 1991 as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Clark graduated from the University of Toronto in 1969 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He earned his master's degree and doctorate in economics from Harvard University in 1971 and 1974 respectively.
Mr. Clark and his wife, Frances, are also proud Queen's parents, with three of their four grown children being Queen's graduates. The Clarks and their children Hugh, Bert, LLB '97, Jeannie, A/S '97 and Carrie, A/S '02 live in Toronto.
The W. Edmund Clark Distinguished Lecture Series on Public Policy was made possible through the generous donation of the Clark Family. The School of Policy Studies and the Department of Economics wish to express their gratitude to Mr. Edmund Clark and his family.
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