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Royal Bank of Canada announces election of directors

TORONTO, April 4, 2019 - Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) announced today that the nominees listed in the Management Proxy Circular dated February 11, 2019, were elected as directors of RBC. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors, held at its Annual Meeting of Common Shareholders today in Halifax, Nova Scotia, are set out below.

Each of the following 12 nominees was elected as a Director.

Nominee

Votes For

% For

Votes Withheld

% Withheld

Andrew A. Chisholm

724,104,621

99.80%

1,475,882

0.20%

Jacynthe Côté

724,157,713

99.80%

1,422,791

0.20%

Toos N. Daruvala

723,866,297

99.76%

1,714,207

0.24%

David F. Denison

723,571,932

99.72%

2,008,572

0.28%

Alice D. Laberge

712,076,320

98.14%

13,504,184

1.86%

Michael H. McCain

684,559,595

94.35%

41,020,909

5.65%

David McKay

724,432,989

99.84%

1,147,514

0.16%

Heather Munroe-Blum

723,588,866

99.73%

1,989,988

0.27%

Kathleen Taylor

714,562,420

98.48%

11,018,084

1.52%

Bridget A. van Kralingen

722,623,915

99.59%

2,956,589

0.41%

Thierry Vandal

722,698,831

99.60%

2,881,673

0.40%

Jeffery Yabuki

722,433,873

99.57%

3,146,631

0.43%

Final voting results on all matters voted on at the Annual Meeting will be available shortly at http://www.rbc.com/investorrelations/annual-meeting-reports.html 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