As vice president and general manager of Vantage’s Canadian business, Maxime Guévin is responsible for P&L, customer acquisition and retention, site selection, construction, operations, and government relations. With more than 23 years of experience, Guévin is a seasoned leader who has managed numerous strategic projects, including the acquisition of assets, expansion of current data center facilities and construction of new developments.
Prior to joining Vantage, Guévin served in dual roles as general manager of 4Degrees Colocation, Videotron’s data center division, which was later acquired by Vantage, and general manager of wholesale carrier services for Videotron.
At 4Degrees Colocation, Guévin spearheaded the company’s growth, taking the business from startup to $20 million in annual revenue within four years. Under his leadership, Guévin found $16 million in savings over a five-year period for Videotron’s wholesale carrier services business and led the acquisition of multiple telecommunication services companies.
A consistent top-performer, Guévin earned numerous awards during his 19-year career at Videotron. He received the President’s Club award and was recognized on three different occasions for being the leader with the most engaged team, which included more than 7,000 employees.
Guévin has also served as an advisor to various startups in the smart building industry.
Guévin graduated from the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières with a Bachelor of Engineering degree specializing in telecommunications. He also holds an MBA from Université de Montréal – HEC Montréal with a focus on entrepreneurship and finance.