Fall 2023 IssueIndustry TrendsLeadership

ADP Canada Happiness@Work Index: Workers’ Sentiment Plateaus in October

October sees levels of satisfaction remain stagnant, with the exception of a few positive indicators across regions TORONTO, ON–The ADP Canada monthly Happiness@Work Index for October remains the same as September, still measuring on par with the Index benchmark of 6.7/10 from November 2022. The only workers reporting a decrease …

LeadershipSpring 2023 Issue

Recession and cost reduction: 4 tips for CFOs to get the best of their expenses this year

by Vikram Bhandari With ever-evolving and competitive times, the role of a CFO has gone through a radical change. Traditionally CFOs were known for their ability to track numbers and support decision-making. Today, CFOs are no longer hitting the mark by solely navigating with financial acumen – they need strategic …

AppointmentsLeadershipSpring 2023 Issue

In Conversation with Brett Mooney, AMEX Canada CEO

INTERVIEW: In Conversation with Brett Mooney, CEO, American Express Canada Q: Your appointment to CEO is marking your return to Amex after close to ten years. What made you want to return to Amex now? I spent the first 13 years of my career at American Express, and it’s a …

Fall 2021 IssueLeadership

How Finance Leaders Set the Pace for Businesses to Thrive

By Daniel Oh No preceding crisis in our lifetime could have prepared Canadian businesses for the impact of COVID-19, which transformed a swath of industries at an unprecedented scale. Yet even as vaccination rates increase and workers slowly return to the office, fewer than 40 per cent of businesses with …

Business Borrowing & LendingEntrepreneursLeadership

BMO Commits $1.2 Million to Help Women-Led Venture Companies Access Financing

Funding supports SheEO programs TORONTO, ON–BMO Bank of Montreal today deepened its commitment to women entrepreneurs and business owners with $1.2 million in funding provided to SheEO, a not-for-profit company which provides financial support to businesses led by women and non-binary people. This financial commitment will allow SheEO to fund …

Award WinnersLeadership

Sylvie Demers named Financial Personality of the Year in the Top 25 ranking of Quebec’s financial sector

MONTREAL, QC–Surrounded by personalities from the financial industry, Sylvie Demers, Chair, Quebec Market, TD Bank Group, took home top honours last night at a gala event celebrating the Top 25 ranking of Quebec’s financial sector by Finance et Investissement magazine, where she was named Financial Personality of the Year. In …

Equipment FinanceLeadership

Ann Fandozzi to Become Chief Executive Officer of Ritchie Bros.

VANCOUVER, BC–Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world’s largest industrial auctioneer and a leading used equipment seller, says Ann Fandozzi will become Chief Executive Officer and join the Company’s Board of Directors, effective January 6th, 2020. Most recently, Fandozzi was CEO of ABRA Auto Body & Glass, a leading national damaged vehicle …


Amex Bank of Canada appoints Lisa Kalhans as new Country Manager & CEO

TORONTO, ON—American Express has named Lisa Kalhans as President & CEO of Amex Bank of Canada and Amex Canada Inc. With a proven history of outstanding leadership and a reputation for building high-performing teams, Ms. Kalhans will directly lead marketing, customer acquisition and product development for the consumer payments business. …


PayTechs of Canada Names First Executive Director

Doug Kreviazuk to lead Canadian paytech industry association, promoting competition, innovation and greater choice in payment-related services OTTAWA, ON–PayTechs of Canada, the association advancing the interests of the national paytech community, today announced it has hired Doug Kreviazuk as its first executive director. Doug is a twenty-year veteran of the …

Canadian Equipment Finance Fall 2019 IssueLeadershipLoyalty

Keeping the goodwill going

By Steve Leer Happy customers make for happy equipment leasing executives. Often that business bliss begins with the frontline customer service representatives who answer lessee phone calls and e-mail messages. Reps just like the seven Toronto, Ont. area women who work for JDR Solutions, Inc. The seven—Lesley Evans, Debbie Forbes, …