Bharat Masrani was appointed Group President and Chief Executive Officer of TD Bank Group on November 1, 2014. Bharat has more than 35 years of extensive banking experience and is a member of the TD Bank Group Board of Directors.
Prior to his current role, Bharat served as Chief Operating Officer for TD Bank Group and prior to that as President and CEO of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®. He has held senior executive roles across the Bank’s global footprint including serving as Chief Risk Officer, TD Bank Group; CEO of TD Waterhouse in Europe; Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance and Co-Head in Europe; Vice President and Country Head for India; and Vice President and Head of Corporate Banking in Canada. Bharat began his career with TD as a Commercial Banking Trainee in 1987.
Bharat received a Bachelor of Administrative Studies degree with Honours from York University in 1978 and obtained his Master of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business, York University in 1979. For his achievements in business and the community, Bharat was awarded honorary Doctor of Laws degrees from the Schulich School of Business in 2017 and from Mount Allison University in 2018. He currently serves on the boards of the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto and The Charles Schwab Corporation, The Bank Policy Institute and The Clearing House in the U.S.
Bharat and his wife, Shabnam, make their home in Toronto and have two grown children.