Royal Bank of Canada announces election of directors

TORONTO, Feb. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) 
announced that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated 
January 7, 2013 were elected as directors of Royal Bank of Canada. The 
detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at its Annual 
and Special Meeting earlier today in Calgary are set out below. 
Election of Directors 
On a vote by ballot, each of the following 17 nominees proposed by management 
was elected as a director of RBC: 
 _____________________________________________________________________
|Nominee                 | Votes For |% For |Votes Withheld|% Withheld|
|________________________|___________|______|______________|__________|
|W. Geoffrey Beattie     |718,889,161|99.30%|   5,050,726  |   0.70%  |
|________________________|___________|______|______________|__________|
|David F. Denison        |721,562,346|99.67%|   2,377,512  |   0.33%  |
|________________________|___________|______|______________|__________|
|Paule Gauthier          |703,130,490|97.13%|   20,805,497 |   2.87%  |
|________________________|___________|______|______________|__________|
|Richard L. George       |721,699,876|99.69%|   2,240,011  |   0.31%  |
|________________________|___________|______|______________|__________|
|Timothy J. Hearn        |721,169,381|99.62%|   2,770,506  |   0.38%  |
|________________________|___________|______|______________|__________|
|Alice D. Laberge        |704,929,752|97.37%|   19,007,835 |   2.63%  |
|________________________|___________|______|______________|__________|
|Jacques Lamarre         |717,077,326|99.05%|   6,858,661  |   0.95%  |
|________________________|___________|______|______________|__________|
|Brandt C. Louie         |719,776,073|99.42%|   4,163,814  |   0.58%  |
|________________________|___________|______|______________|__________|
|Michael H. McCain       |697,754,204|96.38%|   26,185,683 |   3.62%  |
|________________________|___________|______|______________|__________|
|Heather Munroe-Blum     |719,267,014|99.36%|   4,597,977  |   0.64%  |
|________________________|___________|______|______________|__________|
|Gordon M. Nixon         |721,188,185|99.63%|   2,676,806  |   0.37%  |
|________________________|___________|______|______________|__________|
|David P. O'Brien        |702,725,792|97.08%|   21,139,199 |   2.92%  |
|________________________|___________|______|______________|__________|
|J. Pedro Reinhard       |701,737,806|96.94%|   22,127,185 |   3.06%  |
|________________________|___________|______|______________|__________|
|Edward Sonshine         |704,258,735|97.28%|   19,681,152 |   2.72%  |
|________________________|___________|______|______________|__________|
|Kathleen P. Taylor      |702,123,599|96.99%|   21,816,288 |   3.01%  |
|________________________|___________|______|______________|__________|
|Bridget A. van Kralingen|703,578,777|97.19%|   20,361,010 |   2.81%  |
|________________________|___________|______|______________|__________|
|Victor L. Young         |717,608,490|99.13%|   6,325,101  |   0.87%  |
|________________________|___________|______|______________|__________| 
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, and investor services and wholesale 
banking on a global basis. We employ approximately 80,000 full- and part-time 
employees who serve more than 15 million personal, business, public sector and 
institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 49 other 
countries. For more information, please visit rbc.com. 
Investors: Karen McCarthy, Investor Relations, RBC, 416 955-7809 
Media: Tanis Feasby, Financial Communications, RBC, 416 955-5172 
SOURCE: RBC 
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ST: Ontario
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-0- Feb/28/2013 19:45 GMT
 
 
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