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The Founding College of the University of Toronto
William Edmund Clark

William Edmund Clark

BA 1969 UC - 2012 Award Recipient

The former president and chief executive officer of TD Bank Financial Group, Ed Clark is one the most influential figures in the financial industry in Canada. Under his leadership, TD Canada Trust grew into the nation’s second-biggest bank by assets. For his extraordinary vision, Clark has been honoured with the Egale Leadership Award for support of LGBT communities, as well as the Catalyst Canada Honour for women’s advancement. Clark was named Canada’s Outstanding CEO of the Year in 2010, followed by the Ivey Business Leader Award in 2011 and an appearance on Barron’s prestigious annual list of the world’s top 30 CEOs in 2012.