TD Bank Names Edward Hopkinson Head of Corporate and Specialty Banking

Hopkinson joined TD Bank Group in 1988.

TD Bank (No. 39 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) has appointed Ted Hopkinson as head of U.S. Corporate and Specialty Banking, reporting to TD Bank Chief Operating OfficerGreg Braca.

Based in Philadelphia, Pa., Hopkinson directs the U.S. strategy for Corporate Banking, in partnership with TD Securities, as well as Commercial Real Estate, Healthcare, Equipment Finance and Asset-Based Lending.

Hopkinson joined TD Bank Group in 1988 and has held a variety of positions throughout his career in commercial, corporate and investment banking. Most recently, Hopkinson served as Head of Corporate Banking, where he was instrumental in driving the growth strategy for the business.

Hopkinson's appointment follows the promotion of Braca as chief operating officer and transition into the chief executive officer role on June 1, 2017.

"Ted brings a wealth of knowledge, and I'm confident he will be instrumental as TD continues to expand our Corporate and Specialty Banking business," said Greg Braca, Chief Operating Officer, TD Bank. "Ted's track record in corporate and specialty lending will enable us to deliver a full suite of unique financing solutions to corporate and specialty banking clients."

"I'm thrilled to take on this senior leadership role within TD Bank, driving the growth of our Corporate and Specialty Banking businesses, as long-term strategic financial partners to our rapidly expanding portfolio of clients. Each of our businesses within Corporate and Specialty Banking has enormous potential for growth as we can deliver a dedicated suite of products that specifically address client needs," Hopkinson said.

Hopkinson holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Toronto, and resides in Bryn Mawr, Pa., with his family.


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