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Glenn Hynes

Glenn Hynes is an accomplished corporate executive, proven financial professional and distinguished academic. With a diverse background and extensive experience in real estate finance, operations & investment, food retailing, energy, and government, he brings a unique perspective and invaluable expertise to his role as a member of Triovest’s Board of Directors. Over his career, Glenn has held several key positions at Crombie REIT, joining as CFO & Secretary in 2010, and becoming Chief Operating Officer (COO) in 2018 with national oversight of development, construction, operations, and leasing; retiring in late 2022. Prior to Crombie REIT, Glenn was CFO & Partner of Bluewave Energy; a national fuel distribution business. From 1996 to 2006, he held several executive positions with Sobeys Inc. including EVP & CFO and EVP & Chief Development Officer.
Glenn is a 2017 graduate of the Advanced Management Program (AMP) at Harvard Business School and is a BBA graduate of UPEI and earned his CA designation with Coopers & Lybrand. He is past Chair of Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC) and past Executive Committee member and Finance & Audit Committee Chair of UPEI. In 2013, he completed the Directors Education Program (DEP) at the ICD and in 2014, achieved the ICD.D designation. Glenn received the FCA designation in 2011, FCPA designation in 2017, UPEI’s Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2002 and Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 Award in 2000. Glenn’s expertise extends beyond his professional endeavors. He actively engages with industry associations and serves on corporate boards, where he influences policy and contributes to shaping the future of the respective organizations. Glenn’s multidisciplinary background enables him to navigate complex challenges, anticipate market disruptions, and identify strategic growth opportunities.