Member Since: January 2010
Chairman of the Board
Mr. Bacon retired at the beginning of 2010 after 15 years with Canada Post Corporation and returned to Canada Post in July 2010 to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer on an interim basis until February 2011.
During his career with Canada Post, Mr. Bacon held a series of progressive executive positions. He joined Canada Post in 1994 as Area Vice-President, Eastern and Northern Services. He was then appointed National Vice-President, Sales; Senior Vice-President, Marketing and Sales; Senior Vice-President, Sales; Senior Vice-President, Customer Relationship Management; and Senior Vice-President, Marketing, Sales and Service. In his most recent position, Mr. Bacon was Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, a role he held from July 2008 until January 2010. In that role he oversaw approximately 1,400 employees in the sales, marketing and customer service teams.
Prior to joining Canada Post, Mr. Bacon held a variety of senior executive sales and marketing positions with Philips Electronics Ltd., leaving as Vice-President & General Manager, North America, Personal Computers Business Unit. He also held similar positions at Comterm Inc. and IBM Canada.
Mr. Bacon attended Collège militaire royal de St-Jean and École Polytechnique de l'Université de Montréal, graduating with a degree in Civil Engineering.