Full Name
Rick Penney
Job Title
Commercial Planning & Communications Manager
Company Name
Speaker Bio
Rick Penney, is a manager for the Anti Illicit Trade Operations, EU+ Americas at JTI. While being based in the country office of JTI-MacDonald in Mississauga he is part of the Global AIT function reporting into Geneva, Switzerland but has a primary responsibility for all AIT functions in Canada.
Born in Newfoundland, Rick joined the Royal Canadian Mounted Police where he held Senior Policing positions focused on organized crime and national security. Following his retirement, he has performed key roles as a Global Director of Corporate Security and contract consultant to both private industry, government, and policing. He is the recipient of Commissioners and Commanding Officers Letters of Recognition, Letters of Appreciation from Heads of State, Ambassadors, and numerous partners in law enforcement both domestic and international.
Rick completed his undergraduate studies in Cultural Anthropology at Wilfrid Laurier University (1986) and is currently pursuing studies in Law for the University of London (U.K.)
Rick has lectured and taught internationally on areas of human intelligence gathering and major case investigative techniques and strategies.
Rick Penney