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Press release from CNW Group

Thomas A. Renyi appointed to the Board of Directors of Royal Bank of Canada

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Thomas A. Renyi appointed to the Board of Directors of Royal Bank of Canada

06:02 EDT Thursday, August 29, 2013

TORONTO, Aug. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas A. Renyi to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Renyi of New Harbor, Maine is a corporate director with extensive experience in the financial services industry. Mr. Renyi served as Executive Chairman of The Bank of New York Mellon from July 2007 until he retired in August 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Renyi was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Bank of New York Company, Inc. and the Bank of New York for 10 years. Mr. Renyi's career at The Bank of New York Mellon and its predecessor company spanned almost four decades and included key leadership roles in credit policy, securities servicing, capital markets and banking.

Mr. Renyi is senior advisor to CVC Capital Partners, Inc., presiding director of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. and a director of Public Service Energy Enterprise Group.

Mr. Renyi earned a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Rutgers University.

About RBC
Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) and its subsidiaries operate under the master brand name RBC. We are Canada's largest bank as measured by assets and market capitalization, and are among the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America's leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management services, insurance, corporate and investment banking and investor services on a global basis. We employ approximately 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve close to 15 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 44 other countries. For more information, please visit


For further information:

Investor Contact:
Shirley Boudreau, Shareholder Relations, Toronto 416 955-7806

Media Contact:
Tanis Feasby, Financial Communications, Toronto 416 955-5172

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