Royal Bank of Canada announces election of directors

Royal Bank of Canada (TSX: RY) (NYSE: RY) announced today that the nominees listed in the Management Proxy Circular dated February 7, 2023, were elected as directors of Royal Bank of Canada at the Annual and Special Meeting of Common Shareholders held earlier today. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors are set out below.

Each of the following 12 nominees was elected as a Director.

NomineeVotes for% forVotes withheld% withheld
Mirko Bibic704,831,32999.28 %5,086,9500.72 %
Andrew A. Chisholm706,846,18199.57 %3,072,3940.43 %
Jacynthe Côté696,635,52698.13 %13,283,0491.87 %
Toos N. Daruvala706,252,45099.48 %3,666,2290.52 %
Cynthia Devine706,271,54699.49 %3,647,1330.51 %
Roberta L. Jamieson706,458,13599.51 %3,460,5440.49 %
David McKay706,853,08199.57 %3,065,5980.43 %
Maryann Turcke673,230,72794.83 %36,687,9525.17 %
Thierry Vandal699,440,46298.52 %10,478,2171.48 %
Bridget A. van Kralingen702,349,85098.93 %7,568,8291.07 %
Frank Vettese706,755,03599.55 %3,163,6440.45 %
Jeffery Yabuki704,318,02699.21 %5,600,6530.79 %

Final voting results on all matters voted on at the Annual and Special Meeting of Common Shareholders will be available shortly at and will be filed with Canadian and U.S. securities regulators.

In addition, as quorum was not present at the Special Meeting of First Preferred Shareholders of Royal Bank of Canada also held earlier today, this meeting was adjourned to May 2, 2023 in Mississauga, Ontario. Shareholders who have already forwarded proxies to the bank need not do so again. For more information about the adjourned meeting, please visit our website at

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