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%|
|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%|
|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%|
|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.
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:
Lynda Gauthier, Investor Relations, RBC, 416 955-7808
Sandra Nunes, Financial Communications, RBC, 416 974-1794