Royal Bank of Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Kathleen Taylor as non-executive Chair of the Board of Directors effective January 1, 2014.
Ms. Taylor of Toronto, Ontario has been an independent director of RBC since 2001. She has served on the Audit, Risk and Human Resources Committees during her tenure on the RBC Board and has been Chair of the Human Resources Committee since 2010. She is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts where she served in a variety of progressively senior leadership roles during her over 20-year career. Ms. Taylor has a Master of Business Administration degree from Schulich School of Business, a law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from the University of Toronto.
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 rbc.com.