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Jeffery Yabuki appointed to the Board of Directors of Royal Bank of Canada

TORONTO, October 19, 2017 - Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeffery Yabuki to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Yabuki is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Fiserv Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV), a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, member of the FORTUNE® 500, and one of FORTUNE Magazine World's Most Admired Companies® for four consecutive years, ranking first in its category for innovation in 2016 and 2017.

Since his appointment in 2005, Mr. Yabuki has reshaped Fiserv with a focus on the delivery of mission-critical technology solutions that enable its clients to deliver differentiated financial services experiences, including payments, processing services, mobile and digital services, and data insights and optimization. Prior to joining Fiserv, Mr. Yabuki served as Chief Operating Officer at H&R Block, and was President and Chief Executive Officer of American Express Tax and Business Services.

Mr. Yabuki holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting from California State University, Los Angeles, and was previously licensed as a Certified Public Accountant.

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