After 25 years in management with Sobeys Inc., Rob retired as President and CEO of Lawton’s Drug Stores in 2014. He serves as a director of Empire Co., DHX Media Ltd., SeaFort Capital and Norvista Capital. His main philanthropic and volunteering focus is on education and the visual arts. He is chair of the NSCC Capital Campaign, the D&R Sobey Queens Scholarship Program, the Kings University D&R Sobey Scholarships, and an honourary chair of Venture for Canada. He sits on the Queen’s University School of Business Advisory Board and lectures across the country on family business governance.