Brian Fortier, Bevco’s President and CEO, was trained by his father and Bevco founder Fernie “Gus”
Fortier from a young age on how to fabricate machinery and manage factory productions. In 1981 Brian
began working at Bevco alongside Gus and in 2005, Brian and Donna Fortier (Brian’s wife) assumed
control of the company. He now has more than 35 years of experience with Bevco and is an expert in
the conveyor industry. Brian’s dedication to product quality and customer satisfaction has led Bevco
through its most successful years to date.
Murray Kendrick, Director of Sales & Marketing brings a history of professional sales, marketing and
executive management experience to BEVCO. Business ownership and years of executive management
in manufacturing environments. Effectively developed Award Winning domestic and export marketing
programs. Participant and advisor in foreign trade missions with “Canada Comfort Direct” & “BC
Trade”. Sandler Institute trained - Sales Professional.
Jim Johnston started working with Bevco in 1986 in the engineering department, helping to design and
improve many of Bevco’s products. Later, working in the manufacturing side of the business gave Jim a
further understanding of Bevco’s equipment line and how they work. For the past 15 years Jim has been
part of Bevco’s Sales Department, helping customers find the right solutions to their conveyor and
equipment needs while also providing technical and parts support to our many new and long term
Trevor Dobson is Bevco’s production manager and head service technician. He has 35+ years working in
the packaging and conveyor industry and has worked with Bevco for more than 20 years. Trevor is an
expert at optimizing conveyor lines to run smoothly and is known for his ability to find quick solutions to
conveyor related issues. Trevor’s work as Production Manager helps ensure Bevco products are
delivered on time every time.
Kevin Fortier, son of Brian Fortier, worked for Bevco part time since the age of 16. After completing a
degree in Environmental Engineering at UBC/UNBC, Kevin began working for Bevco full time in May
2015. He started out working in the production shop and has recently transitioned into the Engineering
Department. He also handles Bevco’s social media, First Aid and Safety.