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Nancy Kennedy

Nancy Kennedy


Nancy Kennedy

Nancy Kennedy is accountable for driving value and growth in OLG’s Lottery business and informing enterprise-wide business strategies and priorities.

Nancy is responsible for the development of new and improved customer experiences and products, engaging underserved segments of the market and leveraging the lottery footprint as a competitive advantage. Nancy and her team also work in partnership with OLG’s other lines of business to provide a best-in-class customer experience across all products and channels – and how they integrate – to rapidly meet the preferences of our customers and evolving marketplace dynamics. Nancy also leads the development of the enterprise strategy, supporting all other functions across the organization to enable strategic initiatives and ensure the organization is aligned to the overall integrated strategic plan.

(Interim) Senior Vice President, People and Culture

Nancy Kennedy is responsible for the development and implementation of enterprise workforce strategies that build a diverse, performance-driven culture, enable ways of working to drive the enterprise strategy, and positions OLG as an employer of choice to attract and retain top-talent. This includes integrating sound management practices and equity, diversity, and inclusion principles into policies and programs that continually evolves OLG’s human capital and creates an environment where all employees can excel.

Before joining OLG, Nancy served as the Deputy Minister of Treasury Board Secretariat and prior to that, was the inaugural President and Chief Operating Officer at the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS).

Nancy has two decades of senior public policy and regulatory experience, having led high profile projects, including work with OLG, OCS, the Liquor Control Board of Ontario and Metrolinx. Nancy also held senior positions leading policy and strategy in Cabinet Office and the Ministries of Health and Long-Term Care, Transportation, and Government and Consumer Services.

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