Robert S. Bucklin

Robert S. Bucklin

Chief Corporate Bank Officer, Rabobank International, Ret. 

Robert (Bob) Bucklin is recently retired as Vice Chairman of North America Wholesale banking for Rabobank International where he was responsible for the Wholesale Clients business and Corporate Communications functions. Mr. Bucklin joined Rabobank in 1993 as Senior Vice President and Manager of the Dallas office advancing to Chief Corporate Banking Officer and, ultimately, Vice Chairman. He was a member of multiple management teams including those of Rabobank’s North America Wholesale and Global Wholesale Clients International divisions, the Management Development Committee and the Audit Committee. Prior to joining Rabobank, he was President and Chief Operating Officer for First City-Dallas, and President and Chief Operating Officer for a Sino-U.S. He began his 39-year banking career with The First National Bank of Chicago where he held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer for the bank’s subsidiary in Canada. Mr. Bucklin was recently elected Chairman of Global Green USA, an affiliate of Green Cross International. He is currently a member of the board of directors for OSI Group, LLC as well as the Advisory Board for Jacob Stern & Sons. Mr. Bucklin holds a degree in Finance from the University of Illinois and earned an MBA from the Harvard Business School.