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David I. McKay

President & Chief Executive Officer
RBC

Dave McKay was appointed President of RBC on February 26, 2014 and Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Board on August 1, 2014.

In his previous role as Group Head, Personal & Commercial Banking, which he held from November 2012 to February 2014, Mr. McKay was responsible for RBC’s banking businesses in Canada, the United States, and the Caribbean, including personal and commercial financial services, credit cards and payments, as well as RBC’s sales and branch distribution, operations and advice centres.

Prior to this, he served as Group Head of Canadian Banking, Executive Vice President of Personal Financial Services, and Senior Vice President of Financing Products, respectively. Mr. McKay started his career at RBC in 1988, and has held progressively senior roles in Canada and Japan in retail and business banking, group risk management, and corporate banking.

In 2012, Mr. McKay received the “Retail Banker of the Year” Award by Retail Banker International.

Mr. McKay holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at University of Western Ontario, a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo and an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Ryerson University. He serves on the Board of Trustees for the Hospital for Sick Children (Sick Kids) in Toronto and is a member of the Catalyst Canada Advisory Board and the Business Council of Canada. Mr. McKay was the 2016 United Way Toronto and York Region Campaign Chair.

A passionate advocate for helping children to build the confidence to be active and healthy for life, Mr. McKay has also coached children’s basketball and hockey for many years.

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