Sharon Hodgson was appointed Dean of the Ivey Business School in May 2019 with a five-year term extending until June 2024.
Prior to Ivey, Sharon held senior leadership roles with some of the world’s largest professional services firms, including IBM, PwC, and Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). With these organizations, she has over 30 years of experience in driving large scale change programs across industries and geographies.
With IBM, she led the Artificial Intelligence, Watson™, and Advanced Analytics Consulting Business, globally. Sharon also served as General Manager of the Consulting Business for BRICS and 135 surrounding countries, out of Shanghai, and was the General Manager for the Canadian Consulting Business, out of Toronto.
Sharon has served as lead partner for several of the largest global enterprise-level business transformations, including Nestlé, Merck, Mead Johnson, and FMC Corporation.
Throughout her career, she has been known for maximizing the potential of her leaders and teams, and maximizing the value delivered to clients around the world.
Sharon holds a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Manitoba.
Sharon is an active Board member for two public companies; IGM Financial Inc. (IGM:TSE) and Toromont Industries (TIH:TSX). She is also a member of the Board of Directors of Pelmorex Corp.