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A. Charles Baillie, O.C., LL.D.

Mr. Baillie retired as chair of The Toronto-Dominion Bank in April 2003, and as Chief Executive Officer in December 2002 after a career at the bank that spanned five decades. Mr. Baillie is chair of the board of directors of Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) and is also a director of Canadian National Railway Company, George Weston Limited, and TELUS Corporation.
 
Mr. Baillie is a past chairman of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives and Chancellor Emeritus of Queen’s University. He has been heavily involved in the arts for many years and is currently Honorary Chair of the Art Gallery of Ontario. He is president of Authors at Harbourfront and on the national board of directors of Luminato and on the Advisory Council of Canada’s History Society. He was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2006 and inducted into the Canadian Business Hall of Fame in 2008. Mr. Baillie holds an Honorary Doctorate from Queen’s University, and is a Fellow of the Royal Conservatory of Music.
 
Mr. Baillie holds an Honours B.A. in Political Science and Economics from the University of Toronto and an MBA from Harvard Business School.