Michel Béland Recently Took Office in Gatineau
GATINEAU, 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 Outaouais/Abitibi regions.
Michel Béland, who is located in Gatineau, will be responsible for
sales management and RBC Royal Bank's strategic development in the
Personal Financial Services, Financial Planning, and Small and Medium
Business Financial Services sectors, with the exclusion of Commercial
"We are in the process of expanding," explained Martin Thibodeau,
President, Quebec Headquarters, RBC Royal Bank, who initiated the
appointment. "With Michel Béland'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."
Prior to his recent appointment, Michel Béland held the position of
Sales Manager, Investment Retirement Planner, RBC Royal Bank.
RBC Royal Bank's Quebec Headquarters has also appointed Guylaine Labbé
to fill the newly created position of Regional Vice-President in
Sherbrooke, where she will be responsible for the Estrie, Montérégie,
Quebec Central and Beauce 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: "Mr. Michel Béland (CNW Group/RBC ROYAL BANK)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130221_C7269_PHOTO_EN_23938.jpg
SOURCE: RBC ROYAL BANK
For further information:
Raymond Chouinard, Media Relations, RBC, 514-874-6556,