Wendy Hayes

Wendy spent over 30 years in the information technology sector in a career spanning sales, marketing, distribution and general management. The majority of her career was with Apple Inc., where she spent 15 years as Managing Director of Apple Canada Inc., overseeing its growth into a multibillion-dollar entity. Wendy also held various global roles as a Senior Director, leading strategic initiatives for Apple in the areas of diversity and inclusion, leadership development, and operational excellence.


Before entering the information technology world, Wendy served as a management auditor—reviewing and providing general recommendations on management and business practices within a Federal public sector division.


Wendy is a founding Member of CEO Global Network and has been a member of our Advisory Board since 2008. She is a strong believer in mentoring and coaching and has participated in a number of speaking engagements encouraging young women to enter into careers within the IT industry. She has also been a guest lecturer at several business faculties in Canada.


Wendy holds a B.A. in psychology from Waterloo University and an MBA specializing in marketing and finance from McMaster University.


CEOs who have the opportunity to work with Wendy will benefit from the depth and breadth of her experience and her commitment to helping CEOs succeed.