Peter K McMahon is a British businessman, entrepreneur, and the current CEO of Shopko, a retail store company located in Wisconsin. Although he is an expert in his area of specialization, he began to achieve fame following his marriage to former White House press secretary, Dana Perino. McMahon began to appear more often on the media’s radar after his marriage to the American political commentator in 1998. The details below will shed more light on his person.
Peter K Mcmahon – Biography
Peter K McMahon is a businessman born on June 6, 1954, in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. He specializes in International marketing of merchandise, labor relations, supply chain management, among other businesses.
The businessman grew up in England and received his formal education there as well. He studied at the University of Liverpool and graduated with a bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and Management.
After McMahon finished schooling, he started working at Sainsbury’s, the second largest supermarket in the UK. At Sainsbury’s, he worked as the supermarket’s distribution and supply chain director in Ireland, Scotland, and England. McMahon worked at Sainsbury’s for eight years, from 1992 to 2000. He parted ways with Saintsbury’s and started working at Tesco in 2002 as its supply chain director, in the company’s central European branch.
McMahon left Tesco in 2004 and started working at Walmart, one of America’s biggest retail company. In 2006, he moved on to be the CEO of LoblowCompanies Limited, the biggest food retail company in Canada and worked there for seven years, from 2006 to 2013. When he eventually left, he dived into Shopko and is the present CEO and president of the retail store company.
Peter K McMahon has since built up a career as a successful businessman. It is no doubt that he and his wife live a very comfortable life, having worked as a director and CEO of several reputable multinational companies.
Wife – Dana Perino
Dana Perino is the wife of Peter K McMahon. The couple first met on a flight heading to Chicago. Minding the age difference between the two, McMahon decided not to make a move as he feared she might turn down his proposal. However, it was Dana who then approached first and gave her details to McMahon. And from that instance, they knew they shared similar chemistry. They started dating almost immediately, spending time with each other and going on several dinner dates.
The couple continued dating for a couple of months and eventually tied the knot in 1998, in McMahon’s birth country. They went on to spend a ten-day honeymoon on the Greek Island of Santorini. The couple lived in the UK for a few years before eventually settling down in the US since November 2001.
Born on May 9, 1972, in Evanston, Wyoming, Dana Marie Perino is an American political commentator and author. She earned her bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication from Colorado State University and went on to obtain her master’s degree in Public Affairs from the University of Illinois, Springfield.
In November 2001, just two months after the 9/11 attack, Dana was hired by the then-White House Chief of Staff, Andy Card, as the associate director of communications for the White House CEQ. In 2005, she started serving as the deputy press secretary at the White House and later the Acting White House Press Secretary in 2007, following its Press Secretary, Tony Snow undergoing treatment for colon cancer.
Later in the summer of 2007, the then president of the US, President George W. Bush announced that Dana would assume office as the 24th White House Press Secretary following Snow’s resignation due to health issues. Dana worked as the White House Press Secretary from September 14, 2007, till January 20, 2009.
At the end of President George W. Bush’s administration, Dana’s service as the White House Press Secretary ended. She then began to work as a political commentator. She presently co-hosts the Fox News Channel talk show, The Fire. She is also the host of The Daily Briefing.
It is no surprise how Peter K Mcmahon was able to build a reputable profile for himself considering how hard working and dedicated he is to every position he is given. His work with several internationally recognized companies must have helped him generate a jaw-dropping net worth. However, he is yet to reveal just how much he earns or is worth. His wife Dana has her net worth estimated at $4 million with an annual salary of about $172,200.
Other Facts to Know about Peter K McMahon
- Before his marriage to Dana Perino, McMahon had been in two previous marriages, making this his third marriage.
- McMahon has two kids from his previous relationships.
- He and Dana are yet to have a child together.
- The couple has a dog named Jasper.
- McMahon was once fined $12 for walking Jasper without a leash.
- The businessman became an American citizen in 2006.