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Amex Bank of Canada appoints Brett Mooney as President & CEO

January 25, 2023

TORONTO, ON, January 25, 2023 – American Express announces the appointment of Brett Mooney as President & CEO of Amex Bank of Canada and Amex Canada Inc. 

An industry veteran with 20+ years in the financial services sector, Mr. Mooney will lead the Canadian Executive Team, provide oversight for Amex’s business in Canada and serve on the Board of Directors. He will also directly manage the company’s Consumer, Commercial and Corporate businesses across marketing, acquisition, product development and insurance. 

Mr. Mooney brings in-depth knowledge of the payments industry to the role. He spent 13 years at American Express between 2002 and 2014, holding various Canadian and International roles across lending, digital strategy and consumer acquisition. Additionally, Mr. Mooney has seven years of experience at Scotiabank, where he served as the Senior Vice President and Head of Retail Cards and Unsecured Lending. Mr. Mooney leaves his role as Regional President and CEO, Canada, Trinidad and Tobago for TransUnion to take on his new appointment at Amex Bank of Canada.

An active volunteer, Mr. Mooney also sits on the Board for Ronald McDonald House Charities® Toronto and shares Amex’s focus on making a meaningful difference in local communities.

With a track record of building and leading high performing teams, combined with a multi-faceted understanding of the Canadian market, Mr. Mooney is well-positioned to lead the Canadian organization as we continue to move forward toward our next chapter of growth.


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