Portrait of Bob Dolan

Bob Dolan - Human Resources Strategy

Professional Career


Consultant in Human Resources Strategy and Executive Search

Currently in solo practice; previously as National Practice Leader, Knightsbridge Human Capital and Managing Partner, Enns Partners.


CN Railway

Senior Vice President, Corporate Services (Vice President, Human Resources to 1997)

Responsible for HR and Technology, functions vital to CN’s U.S. acqui­sitions. Reported to the CEO; member of strategic and operating com­mittees. Provided functional leadership on organization development, change management and effective development of human capital as market capitalization increased from $2 billion to $9 billion. Extensive board involvement after 1995 IPO, evolving the succession, perform­ance management and executive compensation systems required of an NYSE/TSE-listed public company.


John Labatt Limited

Senior Vice President, Corporate Resources (Vice President, Human Resources to 1994)

Reported to the CEO of management holding company, responsible for HR, legal, corporate secretarial and government affairs. As a line-ori­ented member of a small management committee, participated in all capital allocation decisions as well as diverse acquisitions and divesti­tures in the U.S. and offshore. Significant board involvement at the cor­porate level, with various U.S. and Mexican subsidiaries, and with Interbrew, which acquired John Labatt in 1995.


Bank of Montreal

Progressed through a series of positions covering all aspects of human resources, culminating in executive responsibility as Vice President, Training (1983–1987).


Various positions

Range of experience in finance and HR-related roles.