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Royal Bank of Canada appoints Roberta L. Jamieson to board

Christian Fernsby |
Toronto, ON, Canada - Royal Bank of Canadarnhas appointed Roberta L. Jamieson to its board of directors, effective August 1, 2021.

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Ms. Jamieson will join the Governance and Risk Committees.

She is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Indspire, a national Indigenous charity that invests in the education of First Nations, Inuit and Metis people across Canada.

Prior to this, Ms. Jamieson served as Chief of the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory from 2001 until 2004.

Ms. Jamieson also brings public service experience, including her decade-long tenure as the Ombudsman of Ontario and her appointments as Commissioner of the Indian Commission of Ontario and member of the Gender Equality Advisory Council of the G7 Summit in 2018.

She received the Order of Canada in 1994.

Ms. Jamieson is also a member of the Board of Directors of Deloitte Canada and co-chair of the Indigenous Advisory Council of the Canadian National Railway Company.

She has previously served on the boards of Hydro One Ltd., Ontario Power Generation and Stewardship Ontario.

In addition to being an Officer of the Order of Canada, Ms. Jamieson has received 30 honorary Doctor of Laws degrees as well as business and community awards, including the inaugural Mary Parker Follett Award for conflict resolution, the Indigenous Women in Leadership Award from the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.

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