Garnet Fenn, MBA, FCPA, FCA, FCMA, FCGA (Ontario), CPA/PFP, CIM, FCSI, FCG, Acc.Dir, ICD.D
Garnet Fenn was a senior finance executive in the automotive industry until retirement and is a sessional instructor in Finance and Accounting at the Odette School of Business, University of Windsor. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Windsor and his Chartered Professional Accountant (Ontario) and Certified Public Accountant (Michigan) and he has completed CPA Canada’s tax specialty programs. He is a member of the Chartered Financial Analysts Institute, Canadian Securities Institute and is a Chartered Secretary granted through The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly ICSA). He has completed executive programs at Western University, INSEAD (Paris), and IMD (Switzerland) and a certificate in adjudication at the Osgoode Law School.
He has experience in all areas of finance including accounting, taxation, pension plan management, securities regulation, treasury operations, external reporting, and financial planning at Chrysler LLC, Daimler Chrysler Corporation, KPMG Chartered Accountants, The Hospice, and RBC Dominion Securities. While at Chrysler for 29 years, Garnet was also assigned to several operational areas including sales, dealer operations, international development, procurement, product quality, and business transactions.
Garnet is formerly the Group Global Assistant Treasurer of Chrysler LLC in Auburn Hills, Michigan, and Vice President and CFO/Treasurer of Chrysler Canada Ltd. He was the Chief Compliance Officer of Chrysler’s global funded trusts including its pension plans ($20 billion in assets) and Financial Controller of benefit plans and a member of the Global Benefits and Investment Committee.
He now consults with Doher & Company Chartered Professional Accountants in Windsor, Ontario, and is currently a Commissioner and Board member with the Ontario Securities Commission and Windsor Canada Utilities where he serves on the Audit and Finance, and Human Resources Committees of these organizations. He is married with two children and lives in Windsor, Ontario.