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

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

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