Fraser Wallace (Scottie) Bruce began as an apprentice at the Arvida Plant of the Aluminium Company of Canada after graduation and rose to become its President and Director in 1957 until his retirement in 1969.
His career with ALCAN took him to Japan and the United Kingdom where he held positions of responsibility. During the World War II years, when aluminium was vital to the production of Commonwealth military aircrafts, he was Manager of the Ottawa office of ALCAN.
Scottie made significant contributions to the success of CESO, a voluntary non-profit organization that recruited Canadian business and technical talent for service in developing countries.
At the U of T, Scottie was an athlete and won his first “T” in both rowing and football. He was awarded the Engineering Alumni Medal in 1969.
- Contributed greatly to the growth of the Canadian Aluminium industry
- Charter Chairman of the Canadian Executive Service Overseas (CESO)