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Royal Bank of Canada announces election of directors

TORONTO, April 6, 2018 - Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) announced that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated February 8, 2018, 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

746,615,914

99.83%

1,294,594

0.17%

Jacynthe Côté

744,462,193

99.54%

3,448,317

0.46%

Toos N. Daruvala

746,033,135

99.75%

1,877,314

0.25%

David F. Denison

745,587,279

99.69%

2,321,390

0.31%

Alice D. Laberge

735,230,436

98.32%

12,558,576

1.68%

Michael H. McCain

731,046,459

97.76%

16,742,702

2.24%

David McKay

746,688,144

99.85%

1,105,167

0.15%

Heather Munroe-Blum

746,136,107

99.78%

1,652,905

0.22%

Thomas A. Renyi

745,536,677

99.68%

2,373,781

0.32%

Kathleen Taylor

738,925,036

98.80%

8,997,923

1.20%

Bridget A. van Kralingen

746,172,355

99.77%

1,738,104

0.23%

Thierry Vandal

746,136,600

99.76%

1,773,858

0.24%

Jeffery Yabuki

745,280,940

99.65%

2,641,761

0.35%

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:
Asim Imran, Investor Relations, 416-955-7804

Media:
Ka Yan Ng, Corporate Communications, 416-974-3058