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Penny McIntyre

Board Member

She, Her, Hers

Penny McIntyre is a global executive with broad experience working on public, private, and non-profit boards. She retired from the CEO position of Sunrise Senior Living in 2014, transitioning to serving on a portfolio of boards including PVH, owner of Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands; Primrose Schools, a for-profit early education and childcare company; and served as the former chair and current director at the Peter P. Dhillon Center for Business Ethics, housed in the Sauder Business School at the University of British Columbia. Prior board experience includes Advisor to the Board at Ocean Spray Company, a farming cooperative and consumer goods company; Director at Nature’s Path, an organic food company; and Trustee at Oglethorpe University.

Ms. McIntyre has had extensive involvement with Diversity and Inclusion programs as the chair of the PVH Corporate Responsibility committee, including strategy approval of various internal and external initiatives around gender inclusivity and developing metric based objectives around hiring and retention of diverse groups. Additionally, while acting as executive sponsor to the LGBTQ+ employee groups at Coca-Cola and Newell Rubbermaid, she gained a better understanding of the distinct issues and concerns within employment areas and society in general. She has been a member of several Atlanta based LGBTQ+ programs including Youth Pride, where her son attended the youth program, and Atlanta Gender Variations where she worked with other families with transgender children.

A dual citizen (Canada, USA), she graduated with a degree in business administration from the Ivey Business School (Western University, Ontario, Canada) and has received an honorary doctorate from Nippissing University (Ontario, Canada). She has recently graduated from Georgetown University (Georgetown, DC) where she completed a Master of Liberal Studies.