RBC Wealth Management, part of Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE), today announced the appointment of Eva Wrona as Director, Investment Solutions and Howard Phillips as an Investment Advisor in the Offshore Advisory team.

Ms Wrona has overall responsibility for investment and client management within the recently launched Portfolio Construction and Manager Research (PCMR) service line. This new capability is designed to enhance RBC Wealth Management’s investment consulting proposition for clients, by leveraging the skills and expertise of the onshore and offshore Investment Solutions team.

Ms Wrona has relocated to Jersey from RBC in Toronto and brings with her over 24 years of management and finance experience in the industry. She has held a number of senior roles within the company, and was most recently in a global role as Head, Investment Management Services. She will report to David McFadzean, Head of Investment Solutions.

Mr Phillips, who joins from Collins Stewart’s Jersey office, has 11 years of financial industry experience, including over seven years as a European Equity Analyst for a top performing fund. He joins RBC Wealth Management as an Investment Advisor, and will help deliver a full advisory service offering from Jersey. He will report to Daniel Vaysleyb, Head of Offshore Advisory.

David McFadzean commented: “Our ability to provide clients with a full investment service offering from Jersey is important to us, and we continue to add to the depth and breadth of experience within the Jersey Investments Team. Eva and Howard have brought with them experience and skills that complement the existing team, and I’m confident that their contribution will help us deliver world-class investment solutions.”

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About RBC Wealth Management
RBC Wealth Management is one of the world’s top 10 largest wealth managers. RBC Wealth Management directly serves affluent, high-net-worth and ultra high net worth clients from Canada, the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia with a full suite of banking, investment, trust and other wealth management solutions. 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 more than C$534 billion of assets under administration, more than C$313 billion of assets under management and approximately 4,300 financial consultants, advisors, private bankers and trust officers.

About RBC
Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) and its subsidiaries operate under the master brand name RBC. We are Canada’s largest bank as measured by assets and market capitalization, and among the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management services, insurance, corporate and investment banking and transaction processing services on a global basis. We employ approximately 74,000 full- and part-time employees who serve close to 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 51 other countries. For more information, please visit rbc.com.