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Riaz Ahmed
Group Head and Chief Financial Officer,
TD Bank Group

Riaz was appointed Group Head and Chief Financial Officer beginning January 2, 2016. Prior to this he was Group Head Insurance, Credit Cards, and Enterprise Strategy beginning July 1, 2013. In his current role Riaz oversees Finance, Strategic Sourcing, Treasury and Balance Sheet Management, Corporate Development, Corporate and Public Affairs, Economics and Strategy.

Riaz became a member of the Senior Executive Team in August 2009. Riaz joined TD in 1996 as an investment banker for TD Securities’ infrastructure and independent power team. In 1999, Riaz was appointed Chief Financial Officer for TD Securities and subsequently Vice Chair and Chief Administrative Officer, overseeing Finance, Operations, Risk and Technology groups for TD’s Wholesale Banking business. In November 2004, Riaz was appointed Senior Vice President, Corporate Development.

Prior to joining TD, Riaz was Vice President and Director, Corporate Finance with Citibank Canada. He joined Citibank from Financial Trustco, a financial services conglomerate and merchant bank.

Riaz holds a Bachelor of Commerce (with Distinction) degree from the University of Calgary. He started his career at Coopers & Lybrand and obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 1985. In 2013, Riaz was elected as a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario.

Riaz devotes himself to a number of volunteer activities in the community. At TD, he is actively involved in promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace and chairs the Bank’s Diversity Leadership Council.