November 11, 2020 – RBC Wealth Management, part of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), has appointed Juan Aronna as Head of Investments, Wealth Management International and Wealth Management Asia, effective 1 November 2020. Reporting to Maarten Jansen - Head, Investments & Trading, Juan will be responsible for the leadership of RBC Wealth Management’s investments teams in London, Jersey, Singapore and Hong Kong.

"More than ever, clients are valuing our trusted advice and wealth management solutions to meet business and personal aspirations and secure a legacy for the future", said Jansen. "Juan brings exceptional leadership experience to his expanded role, ensuring that our investments teams across the British Isles and Asia continue to be accountable and accessible to clients, and deliver investment strategies that are underpinned by our global expertise.”

Juan has over 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry and takes on this expanded role after six years as Head of Investment Solutions and Products for RBC Wealth Management Asia. In this role, Juan was responsible for the Discretionary Portfolio Management unit as well as all Products, Risk and Governance, and the Execution Desk. Prior to joining RBC, Juan was Head of Investment Management Singapore at UBS AG.

Juan is expected to relocate from Hong Kong to London in approximately May 2021.

Media contacts:

Ben Adams, RBC Wealth Management, +44 20 7653 4516, or ben.adams@rbc.com

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RBC Wealth Management directly serves affluent, high net worth and ultra high net worth clients globally with a full suite of banking, investment, trust and other wealth management solutions, from our key operational hubs in Canada, the United States, the British Isles, and Asia. The business also provides asset management products and services directly and through RBC and third party distributors to institutional and individual clients, through its RBC Global Asset Management business (which includes BlueBay Asset Management). RBC Wealth Management has almost C$1.1 trillion of assets under administration, C$834 billion of assets under management and more than 4,800 financial consultants, advisors, private bankers, and trust officers. For more information, please visit www.rbcwealthmanagement.com.

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