Accomplished Financial Professional Robert Wheeler

A former managing director at Deutsche Bank, Robert Wheeler has been working in the financial services sector for more than two decades. He received his bachelor of science in finance from Fordham University’s College of Business Administration before joining the First Boston Corporation as an analyst. In this position, he assisted with mergers and acquisitions in the energy and natural resources sector.

Robert Wheeler stayed with First Boston after its merger with Credit Suisse created Credit Suisse First Boston Limited, and later Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation. Over the years he held positions that included serving as an associate in European mergers and acquisitions and as a managing director in natural resources. He was involved in several significant transactions at the company, including the sale of Maxus Energy to YPF Sociedad Anonima and the joint venture of Ashland’s Downstream into Marathon’s Downstream.

Recently, Mr. Wheeler served as a managing director in natural resources at Deutsche Bank in Houston. In this capacity he handled corporate finance execution and coverage for integrated and downstream companies within the oil and gas sector.

Workplace Safety at North Atlantic Refining Limited

With more than 25 years of experience in the financial industry, Robert Wheeler most recently served as managing director of Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc., in Houston before retiring in early 2015. Robert Wheeler continues to affiliate with North Atlantic Refining Limited (NARL) as external director.

An oil refinery based in Newfoundland, Canada, NARL has continually worked to create a corporate culture that emphasizes workplace safety and occupational health. NARL explains that it has helped advance groundbreaking workplace safety practices, making it one of the leading safety performers in the region and the industry.

According to NARL, it has successfully reduced its onsite injury rate by providing award-winning employee safety training, adhering to industry best practices, and establishing safety as the company’s top priority. The company also notes that its employees accept individual responsibility for workplace actions, which led the 500-person team to set a record of almost 2.5 million hours worked without experiencing a lost-time injury. To develop and sustain an injury-free workplace, NARL employs a wide range of occupational safety strategies, including process hazard analysis, task safety assessments, and risk management inspections by National Board-certified inspectors.