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City National Hires Small Business Credit Manager for Personal & Business Banking Division

February 10, 2017

City National Hires Small Business Credit Manager for Personal & Business Banking Division

LOS ANGELES – City National Bank, America’s Premier Private and Business Bank®, announced today that it has hired Joseph Edson as a senior vice president and credit manager for its Personal & Business Banking division. Edson is based in City National’s Los Angeles headquarters and reports to Scott Witter, executive vice president.

In his new role, Edson supervises the credit teams that support business and personal banking for both Small Business Administration (SBA) and conventional loans. He is also responsible for reviewing loan applications and ensuring that requests meet City National’s loan quality standards.

“City National is growing its conventional and SBA loan offerings, so bringing Joe on board will help ensure that our credit teams are aligned to support our growth strategy,” said Witter. “His credit and operations expertise will help us serve clients better by expediting the analysis and processing of loan requests. We are thrilled he has joined the bank and are looking forward to his many contributions.”

Edson has extensive background managing credit teams that support business banking, SBA and consumer product offerings. He has held various credit and operations leadership roles for U.S. Bank, South County Bank, Cabrera & Associates and MUFG Union Bank. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

About City National

With $47 billion in assets, City National Bank provides banking, investment and trust services through 73 offices, including 16 full-service regional centers, in Southern California, the San Francisco Bay Area, Nevada, New York City, Nashville and Atlanta. In addition, the company and its investment affiliates manage or administer $58 billion in client investment assets.

City National is a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies. RBC serves more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the United States and 36 other countries.

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