TORONTO, Nov. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Capital One Financial Corporation is
pleased to announce the appointment of Shane Holdaway as President of
Capital One Canada. In this role, Holdaway will be responsible for the
overall strategic direction and financial results of the Canadian
credit card portfolio.
Holdaway comes to Capital One Canada from the company's US Card
division, where he was accountable for the Capital One Venture Card and
the Quicksilver Cash products, as well as Underwriting Operations and
managing relationships with the Card Payments Networks.
"I'm very pleased to announce that such an exceptional leader from our
credit card team is our new Head of Capital One Canada," said Chris
Newkirk, Senior Vice-President of International Card, Capital One.
"Shane brings a wealth of experience in our credit card business,
combined with a track record of exceptional people leadership,
strategic agenda-setting and big results."
Since joining Capital One in 2002 from McKinsey & Company, Mr. Holdaway
has held successively larger leadership roles at Capital One, including
New Business Initiatives, Internet Acquisitions, and Partnership
Finance. He has had many accomplishments, including launching the
Capital One No Hassle Giving Site.
"I believe Capital One's Canadian credit card business is well
positioned in the marketplace thanks to an incredibly talented team,
strong relationships with our partners, and great products for Canadian
consumers," said Holdaway. "I look forward to continuing to build on
what is already a great franchise."
Holdaway received his MBA from Harvard Business School and his BS from
Brigham Young University. He grew up in Los Angeles and will be moving
to Toronto with his family.
About Capital One
With offices in Toronto and Montreal, Capital One has offered Canadian
consumers a range of competitive MasterCard credit cards since 1996,
and now includes the Aspire suite of rewards cards, which are regularly
cited by leading rewards experts for the great value they offer
consumers. Capital One Canada is a division of Capital One Bank, a
subsidiary of Capital One Financial Corporation of McLean, Virginia
SOURCE: Capital One Services, Inc.
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