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 …

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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, …

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ASC appoints new Chief Accountant and Chief Financial Officer

CALGARY, AB–The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) today announced the appointment of Cheryl McGillivray as Chief Accountant and Chief Financial Officer. McGillivray will lead the Office of the Chief Accountant which provides expert knowledge in the areas of accounting, auditing and financial reporting to ASC staff, as well as guidance to …

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Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Canada makes Management Changes

MISSISSAUGA, ON–Mercedes-Benz Financial Services (MBFS) Canada Corporation, a leading financial services provider and a company of Daimler Mobility AG, is pleased to announce the appointment of James Ryan as President and CEO of the organization. In this role, he will lead the Canadian divisions of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services and Daimler …

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2019 federal budget includes measures to improve the Canadian payment system

Retail Payments Oversight Framework represents a step forward for payments industry OTTAWA–Canada’s federal government yesterday announced Budget 2019, Investing in the Middle Class, which supports payments innovation and changes to safeguard the funds and payments data of Canadians. Most notable to the payments ecosystem is the government’s proposed functional, risk-based …