Management team

Marc Parent

Chief Executive Officer

After a successful 31 years with the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal, including five years as director, Marc Parent joined Commissionnaires du Québec in August 2015. With a Bachelor’s in Business Administration, a Master’s in Public Administration and a diploma from the FBI Academy at the University of Virginia, along with the solid experience he acquired over the years, he has an in-depth understanding of the complexity of work environments and a unique expertise in risk management and the development of customized strategies. As the North American president of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, Marc Parent is a driving force to promote a culture of efficiency, commitment and integrity, and stands out with his desire to constantly implement innovative solutions.


Maurice Archambault

Vice President, Human Resources

Rigour and professionalism have always been a part of Maurice Archambault’s career. Through an enriching experience in the special services—investigations, tracking, close protection—he joined Commissionnaires du Québec in 2001. He began as contracting officer before becoming staff manager, security consultant and, finally, director of contract management. He is now Vice President of Human Resources for the organization. Maurice Archambault holds university certificates in health and safety and in work relations, a college-level diploma in private security management and an international CPP ASIS certification. His management, customer service and supervision and coaching skills are highly regarded and appreciated.


Johanne Bournival

Vice President, Communications and Marketing

An experienced professional, Johanne Bournival has over 25 years of multidisciplinary experience in communications, marketing and event management in Canada and abroad. After working in the Canadian Armed Forces and a stint in the municipal world, she chose to put her knowledge and know-how to the benefit of the Commissionnaires in 2015. Recipient of several awards and distinctions, Johanne Bournival has a Master’s degree in Defense Studies from the Royal Military College, a specialized graduate diploma in communications and marketing from HEC Montréal and a Bachelor’s degree in political science from Université de Montréal. Recognized for her results-oriented leadership skills and her rapid intervention abilities, her work is based on detailed planning and anticipatory management.


Sylvie Lépine

Vice President, Finance

Sylvie Lépine joined the Commissionnaires management team in February 2015. She is a Chartered Professional Accountant and Certified General Accountant and has nearly 35 years’ experience in the field. In the course of her career, she has acquired experience in finance, accounting and general administration, as well as in human resources. As an accomplished, versatile and customer-oriented manager, Sylvie Lépine enjoys meeting new challenges. During her tenure at the Greater Montreal Real Estate Board (GMRB), where she worked for nearly 30 years, she implemented a centralized administrative structure for the GMRB, the Québec Federation of Real Estate Boards, the Collège immobilier du Québec and the Fondation du Collège immobilier du Québec.