Guylaine Labbé Recently Took Office in Sherbrooke
SHERBROOKE, QC, Feb. 21, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - For the first time, RBC
Royal Bank's Quebec Headquarters has appointed a Regional
Vice-President to head its Personal Financial Services in the Estrie,
Montérégie, Quebec Central and Beauce regions. Guylaine Labbé, who is
located in Sherbrooke, will be responsible for sales management and RBC
Royal Bank's strategic development in the Personal Financial Services,
Financial Planning, and Small and Medium Financial Services sectors,
with the exclusion of Commercial Financial Services.
"We are in the process of expanding," explained Martin Thibodeau,
President, Quebec Headquarters, RBC Royal Bank, who initiated the
appointment. "With Guylaine Labbé's appointment, we are going ahead
with plans to construct new retail stores, and we are investing more in
our employees and in reinforcing the RBC brand, particularly in regions
with strong potential."
Guylaine Labbé has extensive experience in financial services, having
held various branch manager and business banking account manager
positions at RBC Royal Bank, prior to working in senior-level positions
at two other Canadian banks. After a hiatus of several years, she has
returned to RBC Royal Bank to ensure the success of expansion plans in
Estrie and in the neighbouring regions under her responsibility.
RBC Royal Bank's Quebec Headquarters has also appointed Michel Béland to
fill the newly created position of Regional Vice-President in Gatineau,
where he will be responsible for the Outaouais/Abitibi regions. At the
same time, André Labbé has been appointed Regional Vice-President,
Quebec and Mauricie, replacing Guy Roy, who recently retired.
Royal Bank of Canada (RY on the TSX and NYSE) and its subsidiaries
operate under the brand name of RBC. We are Canada's largest bank as
measured by assets and market capitalization, and among the largest
banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North
America's leading diversified financial services companies, and provide
personal and commercial banking, wealth management services, insurance,
investor services and wholesale banking on a global basis. We employ
approximately 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than
15 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients
through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 49 other countries. For more
information, visit www.rbc.com.
RBC supports a broad range of community initiatives through donations,
sponsorships and employee volunteer activities. In 2012, we contributed
more than $95 million to causes worldwide (more than $64 million in
donations and $31 million in sponsorships).
Image with caption: "Guylaine Labbé (CNW Group/RBC ROYAL BANK)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130221_C7255_PHOTO_EN_23936.jpg
SOURCE: RBC ROYAL BANK
For further information:
Raymond Chouinard, Media Relations, RBC, 514-874-6556,