Royal Bank of Canada Announces Election of
TORONTO, March 1, 2012 Royal Bank of
Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) today announced the election of
Richard L. George, O.C. to its board of directors. Mr. George
of Calgary, Alberta is Chief Executive Officer and a director
of Suncor Energy Inc. He also serves as a director of Canadian
Pacific Railway and the Canadian Council of Chief Executives.
Mr. George was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer
of Suncor in 1991. Some of his past honours include being
named "Outstanding CEO of the Year" and receiving
the Canadian Business Leader Award. Mr. George earned a Bachelor
of Science degree in engineering from Colorado State University
and a law degree from the University of Houston Law School.
He is also a graduate of the Harvard Business School Program
for Management Development
Bank of Canada 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 transaction
processing services on a global basis. We employ approximately
74,000 full- and part-time employees who serve close to 16
million personal, business, public sector and institutional
clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 51 other countries.
For more information, please visit rbc.com.
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