RBC Dexia Appoints David Travers as Managing Director, Australia



    SYDNEY, Jan. 6 /CNW/ - RBC Dexia Investor Services has appointed David
Travers as Managing Director of its Australia office, based in Sydney. Mr.
Travers will assume responsibility for the leadership and continued growth of
the company's operations in Australia, building on the achievements of Scott
MacDonald. Mr. MacDonald is returning to Canada, where he will assume another
role within RBC Dexia to be announced in due course.
    Mr. Travers has more than 20 years of experience in investor services
within the Asia Pacific region. He joins RBC Dexia from State Street
Australia, where he was Head of Investment Services for Australia and New
Zealand from 2004. Previously, he held the position of Chief Operating Officer
at that company, which he joined in 2000.
    Prior to this, Mr. Travers was a Vice President in relationship
management for the Global Investor Services Operations of Chase Manhattan Bank
Sydney. He was also Head of Asia Pacific Operations for Morgan Stanley's
Global Custody business prior to its acquisition by Chase Manhattan Bank.
    José Placido, Chief Executive Officer of RBC Dexia Investor Services,
commented: "We are delighted to welcome David Travers to our management team.
I am certain that his wealth of experience and regional expertise will prove
to be valuable assets as we continue to build on our success and further grow
our operations in Australia."
    Mr. Travers is highly involved in the continued development of the
investor services industry in Australia. He has served as an Executive
Committee Member of the Australian Custody Services Association since 2003 and
as a Board Member of the Global Markets Committee of the Investment and
Financial Services Association since 2006.

    About RBC Dexia Investor Services

    RBC Dexia Investor Services offers a complete range of investor services
to institutions worldwide. Our unique offshore and onshore solutions, combined
with the expertise of our 5,200 professionals in 16 markets, help clients grow
their business and sustain enhanced performance through efficiency
improvements and robust risk management processes. Equally-owned by RBC and
Dexia, the company ranks among the world's top 10 global custodians with USD
2.8 trillion in client assets under administration. rbcdexia.com





For further information:

For further information: Alex Clelland, London, +44 (0)20 2002 2009,
alex.clelland@rbcdexia-is.com


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