A with a CMA working at Shell Canada
Rob Dargewitcz, HBA, MBA, CMA
Treasurer, Shell Canada
Q: What motivated you to get your CMA designation?
A: I had completed my MBA and realized that having a professional accounting designation
would help me further my career. A CMA was the best fit with the MBA as well as the fact that a CMA
designation is very well-respected in the business and finance community.
Q: How long have you worked for Shell and what is your position?
A: I have been with Shell for 11 years now and am currently the Treasurer of Shell Canada.
Prior to joining Shell, I was an Officer in the Canadian Armed Forces.
Q: How has the CMA designation helped you advance your career?
A: I feel that the CMA has given me the credibility required to demonstrate that I have a
good knowledge of accounting and finance, and it has allowed me to further develop the abilities required to
solve integrated, cross functional issues that one has to deal with in the business world on a day-to-day
Q: What do you enjoy most about working at Shell?
A: Shell is an outstanding company that provides a wide variety of opportunities both
domestically and internationally. I have been given the opportunity to work in a variety of different areas,
and Shell encourages employees to come up with creative solutions to solve problems.
Q: Why should CMAs and potential CMAs consider a career at Shell?
A: Shell is a global company which provides a great deal of opportunity. CMAs are very
well-respected in the company and are treated as integral parts of the team and given an equal footing
at the decision-making table. Shell employees are problem solvers and creative thinkers, which is the
right fit for the skills as a CMA.