TORONTO, March 9, 2016 /CNW/ - Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) today announced it has filed its Notice of Annual and Special Meeting of Common Shareholders and Management Proxy Circular for 2016 with securities regulators and is mailing the package to shareholders. The circular is also available online at rbc.com/governance.
The circular contains key information for shareholders about RBC's annual and special meeting scheduled to take place on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 in Montreal, Canada, including information relating to the election of directors, the appointment of the bank's auditor, shareholder proposals and, this year, confirmation of a bylaw amendment regarding the maximum total board compensation limit. The circular also includes a detailed description of the Board's assessment of the performance of RBC named executive officers for fiscal 2015, and related compensation decisions.
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
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