Bernie M. Beliveau is president and CEO of Vipond Inc. He assumed this role in August 2015.
Bernie’s career in the fire protection industry began in 1970. During his successful career at Vipond he has held numerous positions. His career includes the supervision of critical field installations in the petrochemical, automotive and mining sectors.
In 1996, he became the general branch manager of southwestern Ontario. Bernie was promoted to regional manager for Ontario and then vice president of operations in 2001, before he assumed his current role as president and CEO.
In light of Bernie’s passion and dedication to the fire protection industry, he takes an active role in the apprenticeship curriculum through his position on the Joint Training Apprenticeship Committee. Bernie also sits on the Canadian Automatic Sprinkler Association National Negotiating Committee, which represents the provinces of Canada.
Bernie and his wife, Rhonda, have three sons, Gerard, Lyle and Robert. His interests include hockey, lacrosse, hot rods and Harleys.