Ms. Irman is vice chair and head of global enterprise banking, TD Securities, and senior vice president, TD Bank Group. She is an experienced leader in international finance. She is also a celebrated industry leader: she was named one of Women in Capital Markets Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 in 2003 and received the group’s Leadership Award in 2013.

Ms. Irman is fully bilingual and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Western University. She also completed the Advanced Management Program at the Wharton School and holds an Institute of Corporate Directors qualification from the Rotman School of Management.

The EDC appointment is the result of an open, transparent and merit-based selection process developed to attract high-quality candidates while reflecting gender parity and Canada’s diversity in Governor-in-Council appointments.

About EDC

Export Development Canada (EDC) is a financial Crown corporation dedicated to helping Canadian companies of all sizes succeed on the world stage. As international risk experts, we equip Canadian companies with the tools they need – the trade knowledge, financing solutions, equity, insurance, and connections – to grow their business with confidence. Underlying all our support is a commitment to sustainable and responsible business.

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