People: BlackRock Inc (BLK.N)
Mr. Gordon Melbourne Nixon is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Nixon’s leadership has been widely recognized as the driving force behind RBC’s performance during his tenure. As President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Nixon transformed the organization by fostering a client-centric culture and drove greater collaboration across functional areas. As a result of these and other initiatives, RBC saw significant earnings and global market share growth under his leadership. In 2010, he was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada, one of Canada’s highest acknowledgements of outstanding merit or distinguished service by a private citizen. He was also twice named to Barron’s list of World’s Best CEOs. Mr. Nixon began his career in 1979 when he joined Toronto-based Dominion Securities, and by 1986, he had been promoted to run Dominion’s Japanese operations. When Dominion was acquired by RBC, he returned to headquarters operations in Toronto. By 1999 he was promoted to Chief Executive of RBC Capital Markets, a position which he held until his 2001 appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer of RBC. During his professional career, Mr. Nixon has served on a variety of boards. He currently serves as a Director of BCE, Inc., George Weston Limited and Art Gallery of Ontario, as well as on the advisory board of Kingsett Capital. Mr. Nixon has also served on the boards of nonprofits, including MaRS, an organization that connects science, business, and capital, as chair, as well as the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council as co-chair. Mr. Nixon is a past chairman of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives, and he currently chairs the Ontario Premier's Jobs and Prosperity Council and the Queen's University Capital Campaign. Mr. Nixon has also served on the boards of organizations in the arts, health care, and education.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||106,750|
|Restricted Stock Awards, USD||200,000|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||--|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||306,750|