TORONTO, July 9, 2015 /CNW/ - Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE)
is pleased to announce the appointment of Thierry Vandal to its Board
Mr. Vandal was president and chief executive officer of Hydro-Québec
from 2005 until his retirement on May 1, 2015. Mr. Vandal joined
Hydro-Québec in 1996 and he served in a variety of progressively senior
leadership roles within the organization, including serving as
president of Hydro-Québec Production, and vice-president of Strategic
Planning and Business Development.
Mr. Vandal holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance from
École des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC) Montréal and an engineering
degree from École Polytechnique de Montréal.
Mr. Vandal is chairman of the Board of BioFuelNet Canada and serves on
the boards of Veresen Inc., HEC Montréal and McGill University.
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.
For further information:
Shirley Boudreau, Shareholder Relations, 416-955-7806
Claire Holland, Financial Communications, 416-974-2239