Mr. Martin Bolduc was the Vice-President, Programs Branch at the Canada Border Services Agency from November 2015 to March 2020, after having served as the Vice-President of the Operations Branch since June 2013. During his tenure, he was responsible for a budget of $900 million and a workforce of approximately 10 000 employees.
Prior to this, Mr. Bolduc was the Associate Vice-President of the Operations Branch, which includes about 10,000 employees located across Canada and around the world. From 2007 to 2010, Mr. Bolduc was the Director General of the Quebec Region.
Mr. Bolduc started his career in the federal government as a Customs Inspector for Revenue Canada, Customs and Excise, in 1988. He was then promoted to Regional Program Officer followed by Chief of Operations at Montréal-Dorval International Airport.
Mr. Bolduc has held various executive positions within the former Canada Customs and Revenue Agency and the Canada Border Services Agency in the Montréal and Ottawa areas. These positions covered a broad range of fields including programs, intelligence, contraband, tax services and corporate services.
Over the course of his career, Mr. Bolduc has taken part in several international missions related to capacity building, illegal migration as well as negotiation of customs cooperation agreements.
He was awarded the Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal, Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, and Peace Officer Exemplary Service Medal.
Mr. Bolduc holds a Bachelor’s in Economics from Concordia University and a certificate from the Public Executive Program at Queen’s University School of Business. He also has completed the Senior Public Sector Leader Program offered by the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University and the Public Service Executive Leadership Program, offered by the Canada School of Public Service.