Paul Raboud was the Vice Chair of Bird Construction Inc. Until his retirement from that position on March 3, 2017. Mr. Raboud was appointed as a Director in September 2008. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Alberta where he was awarded the gold medal in Civil Engineering. He earned a Master’s of Science in civil engineering from the University of Washington and an Mba from the University of Alberta. He is a registered professional engineer with the association of professional engineers of Ontario.
Mr. Raboud joined Bird in 1984 in the Toronto office. He progressed through Bird as a field engineer, estimator, project manager and assistant district manager. In 1990, he was appointed manager of the Vancouver District, and in 2000, returned to the corporate office in Toronto as Executive Vice President. He was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer in March 2006 and appointed Chief Executive Officer in September 2008. In June 2010, Mr. Raboud stepped down from his position as Chief Executive Officer into the role of Vice Chair of the Company. Mr. Raboud is a Director of the Ontario General Contractors Association and Stephenson’s Holdings Inc.