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  • Phil Wilson, Director of Corporate Services, DST Consulting Engineers Inc., Canada

    Long story short….
    25 year international career worked in HR & Business for great Canadian companies CAE Electronics, BNR, Nortel and lastly SVP HR at CIBC.  Re-structured at age 51 from CIBC. Re-invented self  as HR consultant/ part owner in small business selling HR. Taught me how to be entrepreneur. After 8 years was hired by 100 person private environmental engineering firm (age 59)  as Director Corporate Services and love the role. With my experience and passion I can truly see how I make a difference in the culture. Partnership between self CEO and board phenomenally strong  and honestly I have no intentions of retiring soon. Over the past 10 years worked diligently at expanding my network, chaired professional association, and other social volunteering. Stay fit competitive swimmer and cyclist.
    All in all I think your book is right on
    Cheers Phil

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