André Turgeon is Senior Vice-President, Chief Information Technology Officer for Canada Post Corporation. Mr. Turgeon is also President and Chief Executive Officer for Innovapost.
Mr. Turgeon joined Canada Post in April 2011 after more than 20 years in senior management with Pitney Bowes and IBM.
He was Vice-President and General Manager, Operations at Pitney Bowes Canada, where he merged several independent functions (information technology, integrated supply chain, customer service and program delivery) into one integrated operations organization, improving customer experience while reducing costs. He was then asked to lead the team tasked with re-engineering global business processes.
In nearly 15 years at IBM Canada, Mr. Turgeon held increasingly responsible positions. Most recently, he was the senior leader and executive for the integrated supply chain organization. Prior to that, he headed the Complex Opportunity Business Unit and led the personal computing division to record growth in sales and profit. He also developed IBM’s direct marketing and sales call centres, after being the executive in charge of information technology management within IBM Canada.
He earned a Bachelor of Computer Sciences from the University of Ottawa and is a graduate of the Graduate Business Management Program offered by IBM and Pace University, New York.
Mr. Turgeon has served for several years on the board of directors of Gymnastics Canada. His son Mathieu Turgeon won a bronze medal on the trampoline in the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, while Mathieu’s wife Karen Cockburn won a bronze medal for trampoline in Sydney and silver medals in Athens in 2004 and in Beijing in 2008.