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New Head of RBC Wealth Management

New Head of RBC Wealth Management

Wednesday 08 May 2019

New Head of RBC Wealth Management

Wednesday 08 May 2019

RBC Wealth Management, part of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), has announced the appointment of Dave Thomas as Head of RBC Wealth Management – International.

Mr Thomas will lead RBC’s Wealth Management businesses in the UK and the Channel Islands. He will continue his role as Chief Executive Officer of RBC Capital Markets Europe.

Based in their London office, he will have a joint reporting line to Doug Guzman, Group Head, RBC Wealth Management and Insurance and to Troy Maxwell, Chief Operating Officer, RBC Capital Markets.

Doug Guzman, Group Head, RBC Wealth Management & Insurance, said: “We are delighted to have Dave lead RBC Wealth Management – International. He has been with RBC for more than 27 years and brings significant experience, expertise and commitment to the Wealth Management business.  Through his leadership and understanding of RBC’s strategy and business goals we expect to take advantage of cross-business opportunities, bringing all of our strengths to our clients, as One RBC.”

Commenting on his appointment, Mr Thomas, said: “I am honoured to be appointed to lead the wealth management business in the UK and Channel Islands. I’m excited to work with the Wealth Management – International team to take the division into the next stage of its growth journey.”

In his newly expanded role, Mr Thomas is supported by David Bailey as Chief Operating Officer, RBC Wealth Management – International. In this newly created role, Mr Bailey is responsible for leading business strategy initiatives and enhancing operational efficiency. Since joining RBC 18 years ago, Mr. Bailey has held senior finance roles, most recently as Senior Director, Finance, RBC Wealth Management – International. Mr Bailey is based in Jersey, where RBC has had a presence since 1962 and is one of the island’s largest private employers.

Pictured top: RBC's current Guernsey office. 

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