Competition Bureau appoints two senior executives in enforcement and competition promotion roles

News release

September 3, 2019 – OTTAWA, ON – Competition Bureau

The Commissioner of Competition, Matthew Boswell, is pleased to announce the appointment of Vicky Eatrides to the position of Senior Deputy Commissioner, Cartels and Deceptive Marketing Practices, as well as the appointment of Anthony Durocher to the position of Deputy Commissioner, Competition Promotion.

Ms. Eatrides most recently led the Cartels and Deceptive Marketing Practices Branch on an acting basis. Prior to this, she was instrumental in shaping the newly formed Competition Promotion Branch as Deputy Commissioner.
From 2013 to 2015, she was Director General, Strategic Policy and Planning at the Major Projects Management Office of Natural Resources Canada. From 2005 to 2013, Ms. Eatrides served in senior roles at the Competition Bureau in the areas of mergers and legislative affairs, and supported three Commissioners of Competition in the Commissioner’s Office, including as Chief of Staff. She previously practised federal regulatory law at a large Canadian law firm. Ms. Eatrides is a member of the Ontario Bar and holds degrees in Economics and Common Law from the University of Ottawa.

Mr. Durocher was appointed as Deputy Commissioner, Monopolistic Practices, in 2014, and was instrumental in the restructuring of the newly formed Mergers and Monopolistic Practices Branch. He joined the Bureau in 2004 as a Competition Law Officer in the Mergers Directorate, where he was appointed as Assistant Deputy Commissioner in 2012. Mr. Durocher holds a Bachelor of Economics from McGill University and a Masters of Economics from the University of British Columbia.


“I’m very pleased that Vicky and Anthony have accepted these senior leadership positions. Their respective experience and expertise will continue to be tremendous assets for the Bureau as we work to enforce the law and promote increased competition to the benefit of all Canadians.”

Matthew Boswell,
Commissioner of Competition


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