Royal Bank of Canada announces election of directors

TORONTO, April 6, 2016 /CNW/ - Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) announced that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated February 8, 2016, 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 Montreal, Quebec, are set out below.

Each of the following 14 nominees was elected as a Director.

Nominee

Votes For

% For

Votes Withheld

% Withheld

W. Geoffrey Beattie

730,553,621

97.77%

16,630,077

2.23%

Jacynthe Côté

742,234,919

99.34%

4,946,925

0.66%

Toos N. Daruvala

742,942,787

99.43%

4,239,366

0.57%

David F. Denison

740,326,109

99.08%

6,855,735

0.92%

Richard L. George

743,052,062

99.45%

4,129,782

0.55%

Alice D. Laberge

741,403,702

99.23%

5,778,142

0.77%

Michael H. McCain

735,318,259

98.41%

11,863,894

1.59%

David I. McKay

743,054,094

99.45%

4,127,779

0.55%

Heather Munroe-Blum

740,745,431

99.14%

6,436,722

0.86%

Thomas A. Renyi

742,872,852

99.42%

4,309,300

0.58%

Edward Sonshine

720,941,422

96.49%

26,239,216

3.51%

Kathleen P. Taylor

737,250,168

98.67%

9,930,472

1.33%

Bridget A. van Kralingen

741,398,204

99.23%

5,783,640

0.77%

Thierry Vandal

742,610,398

99.39%

4,568,608

0.61%

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 have over 80,000 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 37 other countries. For more information, please visit rbc.com.‎

RBC helps communities prosper, supporting a broad range of community initiatives through donations, community investments, sponsorships and employee volunteer activities. In 2015, we contributed more than $100 million to causes around the world.

SOURCE Royal Bank of Canada

For further information: Investors: Lynda Gauthier, Investor Relations, RBC, 416-955-7808, lynda.gauthier@rbc.com; Media: Sandra Nunes, Financial Communications, RBC, 416-974-1794, sandra.nunes@rbc.com


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