Who is Peter McMahon?
Peter McMahon is a British-American business tycoon known for his competency in various spheres of the business world including supply chain management, merchandising, and industrial relations. McMahon is also well-known as the husband of American political commentator and author, Dana Marie Perino.
Peter McMahon’s childhood and education
Peter McMahon’s full name is Peter K. McMahon. He was born on June 6, 1954, in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, UK. The business tycoon is 68 years old as of 2022. Peter McMahon is British by birth but he reportedly became an American citizen in 2006, earning himself dual citizenship. McMahon is speculated to be the only child of his parents as there is no available information about his siblings.
He attended Ladysmith Public School for three years from 1936 to 1939 before proceeding to Mosman Public School in Sydney, Australia in 1940, graduating after 4 years. He furthered his education at North Sydney Technical High School and would, later on, attend the University of Liverpool, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management in 1976.
Peter McMahon’s career
Peter McMahon started his career as a Supply Chain and Distribution Director with Sainsbury, serving in various regions like Northern England, Ireland, and Scotland from 1992 to 2000. He joined an MNC grocery and retail firm called “Tesco” in 2002 as the Supply Chain Director before proceeding to Walmart in 2004 as the Supervisor and Supply Chain Director in the firm’s German office.
Peter McMahon later became the CEO of Loblaw Companies, the largest Canadian food retailer. He held the post for seven years, from 2006 to 2013. McMahon is currently the CEO of a retail store firm in the USA called “Shopko”. The store is located in Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin, USA.
Wiki Profile of Peter McMahon
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Peter McMahon’s marriage and wedding
Peter McMahon is currently married to Fox News political commentator Dana Marie Perino. According to information gathered by DNB Stories Africa, McMahon has been married and divorced twice before tying the knot with Dana Perino. Information about his two previous marriages is, however, scarce in the media.
Peter McMahon and Dana Marie Perino got married in 1998 and they have been together for over two decades. They reportedly exchanged wedding vows at a private wedding ceremony in 1998. Pictures of the event were not released to the media. After the wedding, the love birds had a 10-day honeymoon in Greece. Upon their return to America, they moved to San Diego, California. They lived in San Diego for three years before moving to their current residence in Manhattan.
Peter McMahon and Dana Perino’s age difference
Peter McMahon, 68, is about 18 years older than his wife, Dana Perino, 50. Despite their age difference, the couple has been able to sail the ship of marriage without turbulence. The couple has no children together but McMahon had fathered two children from his previous marriage.
The entrepreneur came to the limelight after his marriage to Dana Marie Perino. She also featured him in her audiobook titled “Let Me Tell You About Jasper”. According to reports gathered by DNB Stories Africa, Jasper is the couple’s pet dog that passed away in September 2021.
Dana Perino announced the death of the dog on her IG page with the caption:
“It is with broken hearts that Peter and I have to let you know that Jasper, America’s Dog, died today”.
About Peter McMahon’s wife – Dana Marie Perino
Dana Marie Perino is Peter McMahon’s current and legal wife and the stepmother of his two children. She was born on May 9, 1972, in Evanston, Wyoming, to her parents: Jan Perino (mother) and Leo Perino (father). Dana Marie Perino is 50 years of age as of 2022.
Dana Marie Perino was the ex-secretary of the White House Press from September 2007 to January 2009 during the administration of President George W. Bush. Barrack Obama appointed her as a member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors in 2010.
The entrepreneur’s wife is a political commentator at Fox News and she currently co-anchors “America’s Newsroom” and co-hosts the talk show called “The Five” alongside Grey Gutfeld and Jesse B Watters. Dana Perino is also a Publishing Executive at Random House and she is also part of an organization that tutors young women on how to grow their careers called “Minute Mentoring Organization”.
How Peter McMahon met his wife – Dana Marie Perino
Peter McMahon and Dana Perino met on August 17, 1997, onboard a plane flying from Denver to Chicago. The lovebirds were the last two passengers to board the plane and they sat next to each other. They started a conversation based on the book that Peter was reading titled “The Tailor of Panama”. They ended up exchanging contacts and their marital journey started from that moment.
They had their first date at IMAX in New Orleans where they watched a movie about whales with Peter McMahon sleeping throughout the movie. They dated for a couple of months before Peter jokingly popped the “will you marry me question” while they were at the Washington Cathedral.
Dana Marie Perino had told him to give her time to respond and on the day it marked exactly one year of their meeting, she gave him a letter telling him that she loves him and she is ready to marry him. The lovebirds got married in 1998 and had a 10-day honeymoon on the Greek Island of Santorini.
Peter McMahon’s children
Peter McMahon is the proud father of two children, a boy and a girl named Barry McMahon and Kelly McMahon respectively. According to reports, the children are from his first marriage.
According to information gathered by DNB Stories Africa, Peter McMahon is also a grandfather to two children named Sebastian and Rachel. The children are reportedly twins born to Peter McMahon’s daughter Kelly. Dana Perino was said to have introduced the twins in 2012 during an event.
Kelly McMahon reportedly had the kids during her marriage to a Scottish man named Warren. More information about Peter McMahon’s children is scarce in the media as the business tycoon is known for sharing little about his family.