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Royal Bank of Canada announces election of directors

TORONTO, April 6, 2017 -  Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) announced that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated February 8, 2017, were elected as directors of RBC. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at its Annual Meeting earlier today in Toronto, Ontario, are set out below .

Each of the following 13 nominees was elected as a Director

Nominee

Votes For

% For

Votes Withheld

% Withheld

Andrew A. Chisholm

736,024,706

99.48%

3,864,684

0.52%

Jacynthe Côté

736,295,662

99.51%

3,593,729

0.49%

Toos N. Daruvala

735,447,081

99.40%

4,442,310

0.60%

David F. Denison

734,015,717

99.21%

5,873,673

0.79%

Richard L. George

735,829,640

99.45%

4,058,471

0.55%

Alice D. Laberge

734,258,412

99.24%

5,629,699

0.76%

Michael H. McCain

728,369,887

98.44%

11,518,224

1.56%

David I. McKay

736,966,093

99.60%

2,922,790

0.40%

Heather Munroe-Blum

735,774,238

99.44%

4,114,521

0.56%

Thomas A. Renyi

727,068,219

98.27%

12,821,311

1.73%

Kathleen P. Taylor

731,017,861

98.80%

8,872,202

1.20%

Bridget A. van Kralingen

735,225,190

99.37%

4,664,341

0.63%

Thierry Vandal

735,305,151

99.38%

4,583,874

0.62%

Final voting results on all matters voted on at the Annual Meeting will be available shortly at www.rbc.com/investorrelations and will be filed with Canadian and U.S. securities regulators.

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For more information, please contact:

Investors:
Stephanie Phillips, Investor Relations, 416-955-7809

Media:
Sandra Nunes, Financial Communications, 416-974-1794