Royal Bank of Canada is a Canadian financial services provider offering a wide range of services to its clients, including insurance, personal banking, commercial banking, wealth management services, investor services, capital market products and services etc. Basically, the company is operational in US and Canada, and a number of other countries as well. Today, it operates 80,100 employees across the globe, and serves over 18 million clients worldwide. The bank has 1209 branches in different parts of the world, in Canada and 40 other countries, including the US, Southeast, the Caribbean, and others.
Edson Loy Pease was an employee at Merchant’s Bank of Halifax, who built its Quebec business to Montreal, and finally, the head offices formally relocated to Montreal in 1907. A Quebec native, Pease was one of the key names in the history of the Royal Bank of Canada. Today, its board of directors include John Ferguson, Gordon Nixon, Pedro Reinhard, Michael McCain, Timothy Hearn, and Douglas Elix. The first head office of the bank was in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and then shifted to Montreal, and finally settled in Toronto, Ontario.