Niebuhr will be responsible for managing the network management function across the Americas and developing strategic partnerships with agent banks.
Based in Toronto, she will also support Canadian clients’ global network management requirements.
Niebuhr joins from BMO Capital Markets, where she was managing director of strategy and customer programmes. Before this, she was head of corporate banking at Danske Bank in London.
Paul Stillabower, global head of product management at RBC I&TS, said: “Annette’s deep market knowledge and insights, coupled with her strong strategic planning background in investor services adds a great deal of strength to our global team and supports our focus on providing an exceptional client experience.”
This is the latest in a string of new hires at RBC I&TS, following the appointments of Pat Sanderson as head of global client coverage in the UK, Geert Pick as managing director and global head of product management for shareholder services, and Wendy Phillis as head of governance and regulatory solutions in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.