RBC Royal Bank appoints René Douville as head of its National Client Group in Quebec

RBC Royal Bank appoints René Douville as head of its National Client Group in 
MONTREAL, March 7, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - RBC Royal Bank is pleased to announce 
the appointment of RenéDouville to the position of Managing Director, 
National Client Group for Quebec, in the wake of a major reorganization and 
various measures to support and accelerate RBC's expansion in Quebec. 
Mr.Douville will report to Trevor Evancic, Managing Director and Head, RBC 
National Client Group and Martin Thibodeau, Regional President, Quebec, RBC 
Royal Bank. 
"We are very pleased to welcome René Douville back to RBC," explained 
MartinThibodeau, President, Quebec Headquarters, RBC Royal Bank. "His solid 
experience of high-growth companies, largely with RBC, will enable us to 
continue producing very satisfactory results and to increase our market share, 
primarily in regions with strong potential." 
Mr. Douville returned to RBC in February 2013, following a brief hiatus, 
during which time he continued to help companies in their development. 
Previously, he worked at RBC Capital Markets, where he was responsible for 
managing relationships with mid-market public and private companies in Quebec, 
and supporting their financial needs through RBC's suite of lending products 
and capital markets advisory services. With 30 years' experience in finance 
and business development to his name, he has worked in various sectors of 
Commercial Financial Services, where he has always implemented leading-edge 
strategies, in particular as one of the founding members and manager of RBC 
Technology Ventures Inc., a company dedicated to investing in innovative 
Mr. Douville has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University, as well 
as an MBA from HEC Montréal and Cranfield School of Management in England. He 
is also a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors and of the 
U.S.-based National Venture Capital Association. 
René Douville sits on the boards of Genome Canada and the Montreal Canadian 
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. 
RBC supports a broad range of community initiatives through donations, 
sponsorships and employee volunteer activities. In 2012, we contributed more 
than $95 million to causes worldwide, including donations and community 
investments of more than $64 million and $31 million in sponsorships. 
Raymond Chouinard, Media Relations, RBC, 514-874-6556, 
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