July 14 (Reuters) – Royal Financial institution of Canada (RY.TO), the nation’s largest lender, added Roberta Jamieson, former chief govt officer of indigenous charity Indspire, to its board on Wednesday.
Jamieson will be part of the governance and threat committees as a part of her duties, efficient Aug. 1, RBC stated.
Indspire is a nationwide indigenous registered charity that invests within the training of First Nations, Inuit and Métis folks throughout Canada.
Jamieson can be on the board of Deloitte Canada and is co-chair of the Indigenous Advisory Council of the Canadian Nationwide Railway Co (CNR.TO).
The transfer comes at a time when variety, notably within the govt and board ranks, has come beneath elevated scrutiny.
Final month, TD Financial institution Group (TD.TO) named Chief Monetary Officer Riaz Ahmed chief govt of its securities unit and head of wholesale banking, making it one among Canada’s six greatest lenders to have a non-Caucasian at its helm. read more
Reporting by Rithika Krishna in Bengaluru; Modifying by Krishna Chandra Eluri
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