Michael D. Penner



Michael Penner is Chairman and Lead Operating Director of both US Infrastructure Corporation and Enfragen Energy and a corporate director. Mr. Penner was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hydro-Quebec from 2014 to 2018. He was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Peds Legwear prior to selling his company to Gildan Activewear Inc. in August 2016. Mr. Penner has been active in the community, on the Board of ICD Quebec and has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal, Selwyn House School, Hofstra University School of Law and McGill University Football. Mr. Penner holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from McGill University and a Juris Doctor from Hofstra University in New York.

Key Areas of Experience

  • Environmental and social responsibility
  • Governance
  • Human resources and executive compensation
  • Public policy
  • Retail/consumer

Scotiabank Board Details

  • Director since June 26, 2017
  • Member of Audit and Conduct Review Committee and Corporate Governance Committee
  • Independent