CEO of TD Bank on the Garden's upcoming name change
(NECN) - Every week on CEO Corner we go one on one with New England's top CEO's to learn the secrets to their success. This week Maryanne Kane is joined by Bharat Masrani, CEO of TD Bank. In this segment Masrani talks about the upcoming name change for the TD Banknorth Garden, plus a look at their ...
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Welcome back in the evening to CEO corner Marianne came here with Barrett must -- who is CEO up TD bank and it. Up here it's TD BankNorth but it's going to be reprinted to TD bank so. At any rate I'm your perspective. When all this is over. What's the lay of the land got to look like for banking smaller. Cleaner more conservative more regulated. A DC and Knicks have -- the really big organization's global put what you think. -- doomed for each of those human mentioned in over -- the United States have very large economy and the diverse economies I'm sure there's room. For each of those institutions or likens it is bad enough room with respect to -- my own institution. We are in the retail linking things and we are retail bankers and so as far as personal and commercial banking goes. I think the model we're following is sustainable model and we intend to continue. No I want to ask you about the whole -- free branding effort by the organization and specifically with regard to the Boston Garden. The naming its TD BankNorth garden -- thinking going forward how does that play out. So personally but it you mentioned earlier that you acquired Commerzbank. The brand we have in the in the commerce footprint is TD bank Americas most convenient and and we intend to rule out that ran in the New England market fall of 2000 and I and that's when -- would've -- this integrated systems and and all the conclusion would've would've been completed. With respect to the garden TD BankNorth garden is. Is there is an icon is it's a very. Important branding position for us and we've agreed with the folks at the garden that once this particular season is well aware. The is something that we've we've been announced in the some you know. Have all banking is is very local I remember Bill Ryan having coffee and -- says Saturday mornings in your predecessor in the branches you Penny Arcade we just have about thirty seconds or so much sounds like a fun thing. Well I you know we are America's most convenient thing so we tried to make everything we do very convenient for our customers. So we got. Do you know why would it be a problem for a bidding to accept change and sort of think after why would that be a problem so I think you know we've created lots of conveniences including the venue argued that I. Has two -- nine and ten that would really appreciate that. There thank you so much for being my guess in Singapore it's been a pleasure. Think you Aramis things were having Mike graduated like to thank our viewers we hope that you have a great week.