Royal Bank of Canada Announces Election of Directors

TORONTO, April 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) announced that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated February 9, 2015, were elected as directors of RBC. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at its Annual and Special Meeting earlier today in Toronto are set out below.

Each of the following 15 nominees proposed by management was elected as a director.

Nominee Votes For % For Votes Withheld % Withheld
W. Geoffrey Beattie     655,879,869         98.47%     10,224,223 1.53%
Jacynthe Côté 663,647,741 99.63% 2,456,736 0.37%
Toos N. Daruvala 662,849,638 99.51% 3,254,842 0.49%
David F. Denison 659,485,152 99.01% 6,619,523 0.99%
Richard L. George 662,811,992 99.51% 3,292,540 0.49%
Alice D. Laberge 661,918,350 99.37% 4,186,181 0.63%
Michael H. McCain 660,690,101 99.19% 5,414,432 0.81%
David I. McKay 663,290,102 99.58% 2,814,427 0.42%
Heather Munroe-Blum 663,442,059 99.60% 2,661,774 0.40%
J. Pedro Reinhard 655,640,453 98.43% 10,463,380 1.57%
Thomas A. Renyi 660,861,552 99.21% 5,243,181 0.79%
Edward Sonshine 647,615,592 97.22% 18,488,237 2.78%
Kathleen P. Taylor 661,048,271 99.24% 5,056,261 0.76%
Bridget A. van Kralingen 660,210,698 99.12% 5,894,034 0.88%
Victor L. Young 656,640,060 98.58% 9,463,771 1.42%

Final voting results on all matters voted on at the Annual and Special Meeting will be available shortly at rbc.com/investorrelations and will be filed with Canadian and U.S. securities regulators.

About RBC
Royal Bank of Canada is Canada's largest bank, and one of 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, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. We employ approximately 78,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 39 other countries. For more information, please visit rbc.com

 

SOURCE RBC

For further information:

Investors:
Lynda Gauthier, Investor Relations, RBC, 416 955-7808

Media:
Sandra Nunes, Financial Communications, RBC, 416 974-1794


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