Bob Rohrer is an accomplished senior Human Resources executive with more than thirty years of International, progressive, diverse and successful private and public sector business management experience. Bob’s most recent employment assignment was with Magna International Inc., a publicly traded Canadian company with a global footprint and one of the world’s largest suppliers of automotive parts, stampings, interiors, modules, and complete vehicle assemblies. At Magna Bob served in a global HR executive role for the Cosma Group of Magna International. In this position Bob had “hands on” accountability and responsibility for all HR / LR activities at 23 business divisions located in Canada, the United States, Ireland and China, where he played an integral role in the “start up” and continued successful operation of a new Magna “greenfield” division in Tianjin, China.
Prior to joining Magna, Bob honed his business acumen, skill and strategic Human Resources and Labour Relations management ability through numerous and varied International assignments he successfully performed at Russel Metals Inc; Maple Leaf Mills Limited; Trizec Corporation; Varity International (Massey Ferguson Industries Limited); Cooper Canada Limited and Ford Motor Company of Canada Limited.
Bob is an active member of the Human Resources Professional Association and holds its’ highest professional designation. As a Mediator he is an active member of the ADR Institutes of Ontario and Canada, respectively. Bob holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Windsor as well as Professional Designations in Labour Relations Management from Queen’s University in Kingston Ontario, and in Mediation & Alternate Dispute Resolution from Stitt, Field & Handy in Toronto, Ontario and the Conrad Grebal University College at the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario.
Bob currently sits on the Board of Business Advisors to Know the Game, a new Canadian e-learning business focussed on Sports education. He is a lifetime member in the Worldwide Who’s Who organization, and a founding member on the Board of Directors for the Oakville Ontario Branch of Junior Achievement of Canada.
Additional information regarding Bob’s education, professional experience, skills and abilities may be found on his personal profile on Linkedin.