Chief Executive Officer, Transdev Canada
CEO of Transdev Canada and member of the Transdev family since 2014, Mr. Lemay has in-depth knowledge of the passenger mobility industry. He has led transportation activities for metro (subway), urban, long distance, school ,and Paratransit buses in large urban centres, as well as in more remote areas, in both the public and private sectors.
He led the Montréal Métro, with a team of 2,500 employees, from 2007 until 2014. During this period, he was sponsor of major projects such as: the building of a new, ultra-modern control centre, systems and infrastructure replacement and refurbishment totaling more than $1 billion dollars, and the acquisition of 468 new metro cars. During Mr. Lemay’s tenure, Montréal’s Métro was also acknowledged as one of the most productive undergrounds in the world, year after year.
Before running Montréal’s Métro, Mr. Lemay held several positions over the course of his 17 years with the STM (Société de Transport de Montréal): Director of train operations and OCC, Director of engineering, maintenance of equipment and systems, quality assurance for buses, stations management, and the coordination of emergency measures for both the bus and metro.
Before joining the STM, Mr. Lemay worked at the Société Générale de Surveillance (SGS) whose head office is in Geneva, for Coca-Cola as well as for Multitel, a Canadian telecommunications company. He was Chairman of Nova, the international benchmarking committee with members from around the world; Chairman of an APTA (American Public Transportation Association) sub-committee and member of the UITP metro assembly. He currently serves on the board of Transdev Canada and Cityway Canada. A guest speaker in Europe, Asia and America, Mr. Lemay gives lectures on the field of mobility.
His values and belief in the importance of human capital, his degree of expertise and an approach that steadfastly remains attuned to customer needs as well as the future, have all led the TotalRail organization to name Dominique Lemay #2 of the worldwide Top 50 most influential leaders in the metro industry in 2013.
Mr. Lemay is a professional engineer and holds an executive management certificate from HEC (Écoles des Hautes Études Commerciales de Montréal).
Transdev North America is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe and sustainable mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming.