Rob Sobey

Founding Partner, CDL-Atlantic | Corporate Director, Empire Company Ltd.

Rob G. C. Sobey is a Corporate Director. Mr. Sobey was the President & Chief Executive Officer of Lawton’s Drug Stores Limited until his retirement in 2014 after 25 years with Sobeys. He serves as a director of DHX Media Ltd., SeaFort Capital and Norvista Capital. Mr. Sobey is Chair of the NSCC Capital Campaign, the D&R Sobey Queens Scholarship Program, the Kings University D&R Sobey Scholarship, and the Sobey Art Foundation. Mr. Sobey is President of the Donald R. Sobey Foundation, Honourary Chair of Venture for Canada, a member of the Queen’s University School of Business Advisory Board, a member of the WWF Atlantic Council, Co-Chair of the Tate Canada Foundation, and is a Founding Partner and Fellow of CDL Atlantic. As Honourary Colonel of the 1st Field Artillery Regiment of Halifax (RCA), Mr. Sobey received a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for service to the Canadian Forces. He has an honours undergraduate degree from Queen’s University, a Masters of Business Administration degree from Babson College, and the ICD.D designation.