Vice President Talent Management, Royal Bank of Canada
Celine Boffo has built her career on a foundation of business transformation, people strategies and organizational effectiveness. As VP, Talent Management with RBC, Celine is responsible for all dimensions of high potential and executive level talent attraction, retention and development for the bank.
Before starting her professional life with CGI, a Canadian IT services firm with global operations, she earned her Ph.D. in Management from HEC Montreal, where she taught Management courses for three and a half years while doing independent consulting. At CGI, Celine headed up the organizational change management center of expertise and consulted on organizational design, development and change for major transformation projects across the finance, insurance, healthcare, technology and telecom sectors. She then led enterprise-wide change management and governance programs at Rogers Communications before returning to independent consulting. Her passion for designing and implementing impactful people strategies brought her to RBC HR in 2013 where she held several positions, including Director of HR integration for the bank’s Technology division.
Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) is Canada’s largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. RBC is one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, providing personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. The bank’s 80,000+ employees serve over 16 million clients across more than 35 countries.