Grant Simons is the Head, RBC Automotive Finance. He is responsible for leading RBC’s national automotive, RV and marine finance business.
Prior to leading RBC’s Automotive Finance business Mr. Simons was the executive responsible for RBC’s commercial banking business for Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Northwest Ontario, and the Arctic regions. Previously at RBC, he served as Regional Vice President of retail banking; Vice President of Commercial banking; and Head of Business and Sales Strategy for Business Financial Services. Earlier, he was an entrepreneur and business owner/operator, creating, developing and leading a successful group of business in the hospitality and sports management industry sectors.
Mr. Simons earned a bachelor’s degree in neurophysiology from the University of Western Ontario (UWO) and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at UWO. He is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and currently serves as Finance & Audit chair for Canada’s Aboriginal Human Resource Council.