TORONTO, Aug. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE)
is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas A. Renyi to its Board
Mr. Renyi of New Harbor, Maine is a corporate director with extensive
experience in the financial services industry. Mr. Renyi served as
Executive Chairman of The Bank of New York Mellon from July 2007 until
he retired in August 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Renyi was Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer of The Bank of New York Company, Inc. and the
Bank of New York for 10 years. Mr. Renyi's career at The Bank of New
York Mellon and its predecessor company spanned almost four decades and
included key leadership roles in credit policy, securities servicing,
capital markets and banking.
Mr. Renyi is senior advisor to CVC Capital Partners, Inc., presiding
director of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. and a director
of Public Service Energy Enterprise Group.
Mr. Renyi earned a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of
Arts in Business Administration from Rutgers University.
Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) and its subsidiaries operate
under the master brand name RBC. We are Canada's largest bank as
measured by assets and market capitalization, and are among 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 services, insurance,
corporate and investment banking and investor services on a global
basis. We employ approximately 80,000 full- and part-time employees who
serve close to 15 million personal, business, public sector and
institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 44 other
countries. For more information, please visit rbc.com.
For further information:
Shirley Boudreau, Shareholder Relations, Toronto 416 955-7806
Tanis Feasby, Financial Communications, Toronto 416 955-5172