Entrepreneur. Speaker. Business Coach. Athlete.

Bruny Surin

Entrepreneur. Speaker. Business Coach. Athlete.

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    Bruny: An Inspiration

    During his athletic career, Bruny Surin has competed four times at the Olympic Games, where he won the gold medal in the 4x100m relay in 1996. Two-time world champion in the 4x100m relay and in the 60m indoor, he remains the 7th fastest sprinter of all time. He is a member of the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame and Quebec’s Sports Hall of Fame. Today, Bruny is Head of Surin Group, Surin Clothing and the Bruny Surin Foundation.

  • "Mr. Surin's intervention pleased and captivated our members, which certainly contributed to the success of our event. He also adapted his speech very well to our theme."

    Jean-Michel Loutoby, DirectorLa Mission Locale Nord Martinique
  • "Your intervention captivated our members, which certainly contributed to the success of this conference. You have also adapted very well your topic to our topic on succession. The members had only very positive comments about you. Among other things, they liked your inspiring and touching speech, as well as your ease of approach and your generosity."

    Marc Savard, General DirectorAssociation des Maîtres couvreurs du Québec
  • "Expect to be transported into the history of the 1994 Relay Race Finals and understand how Bruny has become the athlete he has been. He will explain his maxim: 'The one I see, is the one I will be'. He will show you how this powerful phrase has shaped it over the years and how it can all be used in our everyday lives. In addition, it will make a superb parallel between a relay race and the synergy that groups must have in the same company in order for it to perform at all levels. In addition, Bruny will motivate you to find what makes you dream! This may seem trivial, but you will better understand the aspirations and dreams of your employees, of course if they open to you, what I hope!"

    Renaud LavoiePresident & CEO, Embrionix
  • "We received Bruny as a guest speaker for our Employee Recognition Week. He was certainly one of the best speakers we had. He talks about leadership, motivation and perseverance in a unique way that reaches us all. His story is inspiring and he tells it to us with humor, authenticity and generosity."

    Amélie JournetHead of Human Resources and Organization Transformation, Lavery Avocats
  • "One word...inspiring! While we were in turbulent times due to a merger of two companies, we opted to give an inspiring break to our employees. Bruny came to talk to us about teamwork, adapting to changes, failure to success and perseverance. As General Manager, I saw the light in my employees' eyes and they came out with a common goal of success. Bruny knew how to integrate the values of our company in his speech. The effects of this conference on the team were felt immediately and after a few months, the employees are still talking about it."

    Geneviève PrévostOptimum graphiques
  • Bruny captured the attention of our group throughout his conference. His story, told with humour and humility, he inspired everyone at Benny&Co., so much so that the expression "Visualize" is now part of our employees' vocabulary!

    Jean BennyPresident, Benny & Co
  • The comments are unanimous and all were impressed by its history, message and generosity.   Bruny has generated many thoughts and we are confident that the impact it had among our leaders will have a positive impact on our results in the coming weeks and months. Everyone is still talking about Bruny, even several days after his visit. He convinced us to be ambitious, to have confidence in ourselves, but above all to continue to pursue our dreams.

    Sylvie LeducVP, Brand Management & Customer Promise, Belron Canada
  • On December 8th 2020, Bruny was kind enough to talk to our entire leadership team about building organizational culture. He underlined the importance of teamwork, of having dreams and goals despite of how unattainable they might look, and how critical it is to visualize them and to work on them each and every day. Bruny’s approach, and his concept of “the me I see is the me I’ll be” motivated and inspired our entire team. Bruny is an engaging, humble, generous, thought-provoking and inspiring speaker. It was an honour and a privilege to have such an accomplished icon share his experience with us! On behalf of our entire team, thank you Bruny!

    Fadel Chbihna – President IO Solutions Contact Center Inc.
  • It is with much enthusiasm that I highly recommend Bruny Surin as a speaker for any organization that wishes to motivate its team and set higher standards Bruny’s speech and drive during our videoconference lifted the spirits of our team it was truly phenomenal. Its been a few months since his webinar and most of our staff are still referring to his tactics and approach to life and business challenges. The approach that Bruny had not only touched our senior management team but also our younger staff, he was able to connect with everyone and lifted everyone’s spirit and motivation. Bruny was by far our best guest speaker/motivator.

    Anthony Sleiman, Vice-President, Sales Cellcom Communications
  • "During his talk and the team-building activity, Mr. Surin impressed us with his authenticity and his positive, inspiring message. We received an outpouring of positive feedback from our participants following his presence, which was one of the highlights of our event! We would also like to underline her outstanding professionalism and availability in preparing the event. We would be delighted to welcome him back for other events, and would recommend him without hesitation!"

    Jacynthe PigeonManager, Career and Talent Development - UAP inc.
  • "Since 2011, he has been sharing his extensive experience of the sports and business worlds with the aim of advancing Quebec entrepreneurs. He has influenced entrepreneurs to find their vision and use it to change the face of Quebec."

    Isabelle Le BerGeneral Manager EEB.
  • "You have a natural talent for presenting your content eloquently. Your remarkable path to success, the sacrifices you have made and the perseverance you have shown to achieve your dreams, have been a source of motivation for our employees who have been greatly inspired."

    Jacqueline RiggVice-President, Human Resources and Champion of the Advisory Committee for Visible Minorities (CCMV)
  • "The way Mr. Surin conveys his message, his drive towards success, the obstacles, the mindset and his vision for the future, gave several chills to all the participants. [...] He was able to convey a message that will remain engraved in the minds and hearts of all the people who had the incredible good fortune to be there."

    Isange Remacle, DMDPresident Dentistes Rema
  • "Bruny accompanies Accelerator entrepreneurs through coaching sessions, conferences and teambuilding activities.... Highly appreciated, with a great facility for connecting with people, Bruny succeeds in motivating and bringing out the best in entrepreneurs in a spirit of healthy, constructive competition."

    Manaf BouchentoufExecutive Director - National Bank Accelerator - HEC Montréal
  • « M. Bruny Surin a réussi à livrer un témoignage touchant, ainsi que de partager sa passion sur le dépassement de soi et l’atteinte de nos objectifs avec beaucoup de doigté/agilité, ce qui a permis à l’ensemble des employés d’oser remettre en question et approfondir leur propre réflexion sur le sujet. »

    Pascal PaceGestisoft
  • « Bruny Surin est très professionnel du début à la fin. Aussi, je vous le recommande comme conférencier si vous désirez captiver votre auditoire. »

    Lisa AngeloniVice-President, Sales and Customer Success
  • « Toute l’équipe de Liaisons se joint à moi pour vous remercier de votre vibrante présentation lors du Forum Expo Réussir ensemble qui s’est tenu le 17 novembre 2023 au Centre de foires de Sherbrooke... Nous saluons également votre générosité, simplicité et engagement. »

    Aminta NdiayePresident - Business Network Liaison


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