Penny McIntyre

Penny McIntyre

Doctor of Letters

(honoris causa) DLitt

Penny McIntyre is a Senior Executive and international business leader with extensive experience living and working abroad at premier consumer packaged goods companies including Newell Rubbermaid, The Coca-Cola Company, and S.C. Johnson.

Most recently, she was CEO and board member of Sunrise Senior Living, an international elder care residential company. She sits on the Board of Directors of PVH, where she chairs the Corporate Responsibility Committee and on the board of Primrose Schools, a private equity owned school for early childhood learning.

Ms. McIntyre serves as an Advisor to the Board at Ocean Spray Cranberry Co-operative, providing counsel to the owner/grower board members on strategic, marketing and growth initiatives. She is also the Chair of the Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics, a non-profit established in 2015 associated with the University of British Columbia Sauder Business School focused on the furthering of ethical perspectives in business.

Ms. McIntyre is a dual citizen born in Montreal, Canada and graduated from Western University’s Ivey Business School in 1982. She is married to Peter McKenney, a North Bay native, and has two adult sons. She currently lives near Washington D.C. and attends Georgetown University in the Master’s of Liberal Studies program.

Honorary Degree Recipient: Penny McIntyre