Lynda Kuhn is Senior Vice President, Sustainability and Public Affairs at Maple Leaf Foods. She is responsible for leading the development and implementation of the company’s sustainability strategy, the objectives and commitments embedded in the Company’s culture, as well as corporate identity and business processes. She also leads Public Affairs, including internal and external communications and stakeholder relations.
In 2009, Ms. Kuhn founded Nyota, a home for orphaned and destitute children in Kenya and in 2012 worked with local educators to establish Wezesha, an education scholarship program that supports secondary and post-secondary education for 70 high potential, economically disadvantaged young people in the Nakuru region of Kenya.
Ms. Kuhn holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (cum laude) from Dalhousie University, Halifax and a Master of Arts degree in Economic Anthropology from McGill University, Montreal.