Published Date: January 20th, 2021
Immediate Past-President, ICCC Montreal
Vivian Doyle-Kelly arrived in Canada in the 1980’s armed with a Chartered Accountant designation and a Masters degree in Economics from Trinity College Dublin. His initial reason for crossing the pond was a two-year assignment with Touche Ross (now Deloitte). He has remained in Canada ever since.
Upon completing his assignment with Touche Ross, Vivian enjoyed a successful career in the industrial distribution sector as President of MBS Bearing Service, during which time MBS earned the distinction of being recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Private Companies. He went on to found energy efficiency sector company, Eco-Watt Inc., in 2003.
A strong believer in community organizations, Vivian has devoted many hours to the voluntary sector, serving as CFO of the Montreal YMCA, National President and National Treasurer of The Kidney Foundation of Canada, as well as President of the Ireland-Canada Chamber of Commerce in Montreal. In 2002, he was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee medal for volunteer service in Canada.
In 2019, Vivian and his spouse, Marlene Shoucair founded Épices & Tout, a gourmet food boutique located in Vieux Longueuil. In addition to spices and fine European imports, Épices & Tout specializes in high-quality, small- batch artisanal food products made in Quebec supporting the development of this sector.