Robert Lawrence Phillips is a businessperson who has been at the helm of 14 different companies. Currently, Mr. Phillips occupies the position of Independent Chairman for CWB Financial Group, Chairman at Canadian Western Bank, President & Director at R. L. Phillips Investments, Inc., Chairman at Canadian Direct Insurance, Inc. and Chairman of MDA Systems Ltd.
He is also on the board of 5 other companies.
In the past Robert Lawrence Phillips was Chairman of Precision Drilling Corp. and Chairman at Precision Drilling Trust (a subsidiary of Precision Drilling Corp.), President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at BCR Group of Cos., Chief Executive Officer & Director at British Columbia Railway Co., President & Chief Executive Officer of PTI Group, Inc. (United States), Independent Director at Maxar Technologies ULC, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Civeo Canada, Inc., President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Dreco Energy Services ULC, President & Director at LinkedIn Corp., Vice President of Husky Oil Ltd., Executive VP-Business Development & Strategy at MacMillan Bloedel Ltd. and Member of Alberta Economic Development Authority.
He received an undergraduate degree and a graduate degree from the University of Alberta.