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