Bruce Bowser is a highly respected Canadian business leader. As CEO of AMJ Campbell, one of North America’s largest coast to coast moving, storage and logistics companies he grew the business into an internationally respected brand.
Having risen through the ranks as a banker from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Bruce decided to follow his entrepreneurial dreams and joined AMJ over two decades ago. His keen business acumen saw him rise through management where he quickly reached the position of President and CEO. He also served as President and CEO for AMJ Campbell’s parent company, CamVec Corp., while they were a publicly traded TSE Company. In 2001 Bruce led a Management buyout to take the Company private. In his capacities Bowser helped develop and lead eight separate business divisions in 65 locations across Canada and the US, with over 115 operations, and more than 2,800 staff.
A well-known business authority, Bruce is frequently sought out by media to provide his innovative and entrepreneurial point-of-view. He has appeared on CBC’s “Back to the Floor” and CNN Balance with Dr. Gupta. He has also been featured in notable publications such as the National Post, The Globe and Mail, and Business Edge.
Bruce embodies the mantra of “live the life you’d want to live again. ”He lives this philosophy in both his professional and personal life. He is committed to fostering a positive work-life balance for his team, and he is a tireless champion of this belief for the broader business community. A father of two daughters, he stands for equality; proudly advocating for women’s rights. Bruce values the importance of giving back and has served on many non for profit and private boards including FYIdoctors, The National Club, Atlas Canada, the National Ballet School of Canada, and Canada Company. He has also served as Past President of Teen Ranch Foundation, and Past President of the Halifax/Dartmouth YMCA.
An avid pilot, Bruce lends his time to supporting the Royal Canadian Air Force and our Canadian Armed Forces. Bruce was appointed to Honorary Colonel (RCAF) in December 2017.
Bruce co-wrote his first book The Focus Effect on work-life balance, which he hopes will have a positive impact of the lives of other entrepreneurs.