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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kathleen Taylor

61 2015 Independent Chairman of the Board

David McKay

54 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Rod Bolger

2016 Chief Financial Officer

Helena Gottschling

2017 Chief Human Resource Officer

Jennifer Tory

2017 Chief Administrative Officer

Graeme Hepworth

2018 Deputy Chief Risk Officer

Mike Dobbins

Chief Strategy & Corporate Development Officer

Douglas Guzman

2015 Group Head - Wealth Management and Insurance

A. Douglas McGregor

2013 Group Head - Capital Markets and Investor & Treasury Services

Neil McLaughlin

2017 Group Head, Personal & Commercial Banking

Bruce Ross

2014 Group Head - Technology and Operations

Andrew Chisholm

58 2016 Independent Director

Jacynthe Cote

59 2014 Independent Director

Toos Daruvala

62 2015 Independent Director

David Denison

65 2012 Independent Director

Alice Laberge

61 2005 Independent Director

Michael McCain

59 2005 Independent Director

Heather Munroe-Blum

67 2011 Independent Director

Thomas Renyi

72 2013 Independent Director

Bridget van Kralingen

54 2011 Independent Director

Thierry Vandal

57 2015 Independent Director

Jeffery Yabuki

58 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Kathleen Taylor

Ms. Kathleen P. (Katie) Taylor, J.D., serves as an Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. She is Chair of the Board of RBC. She is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, where she served in a variety of senior leadership roles from 1989 to 2013. She is a director of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Ms. Taylor is Chair of the Board of SickKids Foundation, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Hospital for Sick Children, a member of the Principal’s International Advisory Board of McGill University and a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council of the Schulich School of Business at York University. She holds an M.B.A. and an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the Schulich School of Business, a law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Toronto. Ms. Taylor is a Member of the Order of Canada.

David McKay

Mr. David I. (Dave) McKay is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company, effective August 1, 2014. Prior to his appointment in 2014, he was Group Head, Personal & Commercial Banking from 2012 to 2014 and Group Head, Canadian Banking from 2008 to 2012. Mr. McKay started his career at RBC over 29 years ago and has held progressively senior roles. He serves on the Board of Trustees for the Hospital for Sick Children and is a member of the Catalyst Canada Advisory Board and the Business Council of Canada. He holds an M.B.A. from the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University and a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo.

Rod Bolger

Mr. Rod Bolger is Chief Financial Officer of the Company since December 1, 2016. Prior to his current role, Mr. Bolger was Executive Vice President, Finance and Controller since 2011. Prior to that, he spent over a decade with PricewaterhouseCoopers in the U.S. and the U.K. Mr. Bolger was a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of New Jersey from 1992 to 2002 and holds a B.S.B.A. Accounting (Cum Laude) from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. from Columbia University. In his current role, Mr. Bolger has developed a strong understanding of RBC’s business strategies through his finance responsibility for Wealth Management, Insurance and Investor & Treasury Services.

Helena Gottschling

Ms. Helena Gottschling serves as Chief Human Resource Officer of the company. Prior to her current role, Ms. Gottschling was Senior Vice President, Human Resources since January 2008.

Jennifer Tory

Ms. Jennifer Anne Tory serves as Chief Administrative Officer of the Company. Ms. Tory was appointed to Group Executive in her role as Group Head, Personal & Commercial Banking effective April 2014. Prior to joining Group Executive, Ms. Tory was Regional President, Greater Toronto Region since November 2005.

Graeme Hepworth

Mr. Graeme Hepworth is Deputy Chief Risk Officer of the Company. Mr. Hepworth joined RBC in 1997 in Group Risk Management and over the years held a number of progressively senior positions supporting all of RBC's businesses and working in our core markets outside of Canada as Head of U.S. Market Risk, and Chief Risk Officer, Europe. In his current role, Mr. Hepworth provides primary risk management support to Personal & Commercial Banking, Wealth Management and Insurance, and contributes to the risk strategies that enable these segments to achieve their business objectives.

Mike Dobbins

Mr. Mike Dobbins serves as Chief Strategy & Corporate Development Officer of the company. He was appointed to Group Executive in his role as Head, Strategy and Corporate Development effective November 1, 2016. Prior to his current role, Mr. Dobbins was Executive Vice President, Personal Financing Products Canada & U.S. since 2010.

Douglas Guzman

Mr. Douglas A. Guzman serves as Group Head - Wealth Management and Insurance of the Company. He was appointed to Group Executive in his role as Group Head, Wealth Management and Insurance effective November 1, 2015. Prior to his current role, Mr. Guzman was Managing Director and Head Global Investment Banking, Capital Markets since 2006.

A. Douglas McGregor

Mr. A. Douglas (Doug) McGregor serves as Group Head - Capital Markets and Investor & Treasury Services of The Royal Bank of Canada. He was appointed to Group Executive in his role as Co-Group Head, Capital Markets in November 2008 and effective October 31, 2012 was appointed Co-Group Head, Capital Markets and Investor & Treasury Services. Mr. McGregor assumed full responsibilities for these businesses effective December 4, 2013.

Neil McLaughlin

Mr. Neil McLaughlin serves as Group Head, Personal & Commercial Banking of the company. Prior to his current role, Mr. McLaughlin was Executive Vice President, Business Financial Services, Personal & Commercial Banking since October 2014.

Bruce Ross

Mr. Bruce Ross serves as Group Head - Technology and Operations of The Royal Bank of Canada since January 2014. Mr. Ross was appointed to Group Executive in his role as Group Head, Technology and Operations effective in January 2014. Prior to joining RBC, Mr. Ross was with IBM, holding a series of progressively more senior positions.

Andrew Chisholm

Mr. Andrew A. Chisholm serves as an Independent Director of the company. He is a corporate director. He was Senior Strategy Officer at Goldman Sachs & Co. (a global investment bank) in New York from 2012 to 2014 and subsequently served as an Advisory Director of the firm until his retirement in April 2016. His 30-year career at Goldman Sachs included a variety of progressively senior leadership positions, including Head of the Global Financial Institutions Group from 2002 to 2012 and Co-Chair of the Firm-wide Commitments Committee from 2011 to 2015. Mr. Chisholm is Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University. He is also on the Board of Directors of Evergreen and an advisor to ArcTern Ventures. He holds an M.B.A. from the Richard Ivey School of Business and a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University.

Jacynthe Cote

Ms. Jacynthe Cote serves as an Independent Director of the Company, since September 1, 2014. She is a corporate director. She was President and Chief Executive Officer of Rio Tinto Alcan (a metals and mining company) from 2009 to 2014 and served in an advisory role until her retirement in 2014. Prior to that, she served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Rio Tinto Alcan’s Primary Metal business group. Ms. Cote joined Alcan Inc. in 1988 and served in a variety of progressively senior leadership roles during her 26-year career. Ms. Cote serves as a member of the Advisory Board of the Montreal Neurological Institute, and is on the Board of Directors of École des Hautes Études Commerciales de Montréal. She has a Bachelor degree in Chemistry from Laval University.was President and Chief Executive Officer of Rio Tinto Alcan (a metals and mining company) from 2009 to 2014 and served in an advisory role until her retirement in 2014. Prior to that, she served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Rio Tinto Alcan’s Primary Metal business group. Ms. Côté joined Alcan Inc. in 1988 and served in a variety of progressively senior leadership roles during her 26-year career. Ms. Côté is a member of the Advisory Board of the Montreal Neurological Institute and is on the Boards of Directors of Sainte-Justine UHC Foundation and Alloprof. She holds a Bachelor of Chemistry from Laval University.

Toos Daruvala

Mr. Toos Noshir Daruvala serves as an Independent Director of Royal Bank of Canada since January 1, 2015. He is Co-Chief Executive Officer of MIO Partners, Inc. (the in-house asset management arm of McKinsey & Company). In 2016 he served as Senior Advisor and Director Emeritus for McKinsey & Company following his retirement in 2015. During his 33-year career at McKinsey he advised financial institutions on a broad range of strategic and operational matters and led McKinsey’s risk management, and banking and securities practices (both in the Americas). Mr. Daruvala is a member of the Advisory Board of the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and the Board of the New York Philharmonic. He is an Executive in Residence at Columbia Business School. He holds an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Technology in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology.

David Denison

Mr. David F. Denison, O.C, FCPA, FCA, serves as an Independent Director of the Company. He is Chair of the Board of Hydro One Limited. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board from 2005 to 2012. Prior to that, he was President of Fidelity Investments Canada Limited. Mr. Denison is a director of Bell Canada and is Chancellor of The Canadian Business Hall of Fame. He is also a member of the Investment Board and the International Advisory Committee of the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, and the International Advisory Council of the China Investment Corporation. Mr. Denison earned Bachelor degrees in mathematics and education from the University of Toronto. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant and a Fellow of Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario. He is an Officer of the Order of Canada.

Alice Laberge

Ms. Alice D. Laberge serves as an Independent Director of the Company. She is a corporate director. She served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Fincentric Corporation until 2005. She was previously Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice-President of Finance for MacMillan Bloedel Limited. Ms. Laberge is a director of the BC Cancer Foundation and a director of the Canadian Public Accountability Board. She holds an M.B.A. from the University of British Columbia and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Alberta.

Michael McCain

Mr. Michael H. McCain serves as an Independent Director of the Company. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of Maple Leaf Foods Inc. (a food processing company) and President and a director of McCain Capital Inc. He is a director of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Foundation and MaRS Discovery District. He is a member of the Business Council of Canada, serves as Honorary Chairman of the Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security and is on the Advisory Board of the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) from Western University.

Heather Munroe-Blum

Dr. Heather E. L. Munroe-Blum, O.C., O.Q., PH.D., FRSC, serves as an Independent Director of the Company. She is Chairperson of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. She is Emerita Principal and Vice-Chancellor (President) of McGill University, having served as Principal from 2003 until 2013. Prior to this, she was Vice-President (Research and International Relations) at the University of Toronto. She is Vice-Chair of the Canada Gairdner Foundation and a member of the Board of Stanford University’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. She is a member of the Trilateral Commission. Dr. Munroe-Blum received a Ph.D. in Epidemiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She earned a Master of Social Work from Wilfrid Laurier University and Bachelor degrees of arts and social work from McMaster University. She is an Officer of the Order of Canada, an Officer of l’Ordre national du Québec and a Specially Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

Thomas Renyi

Mr. Thomas A. Renyi serves as an Independent Director of the Company. He is a corporate director. He was Executive Chairman of The Bank of New York Mellon when he retired in 2008. Prior to that, he was Chairman and CEO of The Bank of New York Company, Inc. and the Bank of New York for 10 years. Mr. Renyi’s career spanned almost four decades at The Bank of New York Mellon and its predecessor company. Mr. Renyi is a director of RBC USA Holdco Corporation. He is Trustee Emeriti of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and Trustee of Catholic Charities of New York. He holds an M.B.A. and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Rutgers University.

Bridget van Kralingen

Ms. Bridget Anne van Kralingen serves as an Independent Director of the Company. She is Senior Vice-President of Industry Platforms at IBM Corporation (an information technology company). Since joining IBM in 2004 she has served in a variety of leadership positions including Senior Vice-President of IBM Global Business Services, General Manager of IBM North America and General Manager of IBM Global Business Services, North East Europe, Middle East and Africa. Prior to joining IBM, she was Managing Partner, Financial Services with Deloitte Consulting, U.S. Ms. van Kralingen is a member of the Board for the New York Historical Society and the Board of the Partnership for New York City. She holds a Master of Commerce in Industrial and Organisational Psychology from the University of South Africa, a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, and an honours degree in Commerce from the University of Johannesburg.

Thierry Vandal

Mr. Thierry Vandal serves as an Independent Director of the Company. He is President of Axium Infrastructure US Inc. (an investment management firm). Mr. Vandal was President and Chief Executive Officer of Hydro-Québec from 2005 until his retirement in 2015. He serves on the International Advisory Board of HEC Montréal and is a Governor Emeritus of McGill University. He holds an M.B.A. in Finance from HEC Montréal and an engineering degree from École Polytechnique de Montréal.

Jeffery Yabuki

Mr. Jeffery W. Yabuki serves as an Independent Director of the Company. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of Fiserv, Inc. (a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions), a position he has held since 2005. Prior to that he was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of H&R Block, Inc. Mr. Yabuki holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting from California State University and was previously licensed as a Certified Public Accountant.