NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: ETFC) today announced the unexpected passing of Mr. Frederick Kanner, an esteemed member of the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Kanner faithfully served on the Board since 2008.
“It is with a heavy heart that we remember Fred and his many contributions to our firm,” said Rodger Lawson, Executive Chairman of E*TRADE Financial. “Fred was a proven leader, trusted advisor, and calming influence through some of the Company’s most challenging times. On a personal level he was a dear friend, and on behalf of our Board of Directors, management team, and employees, I would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the Kanner family. He will be dearly missed.”
Regarded as a legal and corporate governance expert, Mr. Kanner served as a member of the E*TRADE Bank board and a member of the Audit Committee, Compensation Committee, and Governance Committee.
For those who would like to contribute in Fred’s memory, the family has suggested donations be made to the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
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E*TRADE Financial and its subsidiaries provide financial services including online brokerage and banking products and services to retail customers. Securities products and services are offered by E*TRADE Securities LLC (Member FINRA/SIPC). Commodity futures and options on futures products and services are offered by E*TRADE Futures LLC (Member NFA). Managed Account Solutions are offered through E*TRADE Capital Management, LLC, a Registered Investment Adviser. Bank products and services are offered by E*TRADE Bank, and RIA custody solutions are offered by E*TRADE Savings Bank, both of which are national federal savings banks (Members FDIC). More information is available at www.etrade.com. ETFC-G
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