Angela Brown is President and Chief Executive Officer of Moneris. Ms. Brown is responsible for building a diverse and agile team and ensuring Moneris is a growth-oriented market leader in unified commerce and payments. Ms. Brown is an experienced executive with more than 25 years in the payments industry. Prior to Moneris, Ms. Brown was Group Executive, Enterprise Development, Merchants & Acceptance, for MasterCard Worldwide. Ms. Brown started her payments career at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), where she spent 13 years within the ATM, Cards and Payments divisions. Currently, Ms. Brown serves as the Chair on the National Board of Directors for TECHNATION and sits on the board of Altus Group. Ms. Brown was the recipient of the Electronic Transactions Association’s 2015 Distinguished Payments Professional award and was named Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 2021 Award Winner by WXN. Ms. Brown holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto, and the ICD.D designation, having completed the Directors Education Program from the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Chief Risk Officer
Brian Prentice is the Chief Risk Officer for Moneris. Brian is responsible for leading the teams that directly manage credit, fraud and collection risk for Moneris , as well as providing leadership to the Enterprise Risk Management function at the company. Brian joined Moneris in 2006 and has 15 years of senior management experience in financial services and risk management.
Prior to Moneris, Brian was Senior Risk Manager at Royal Bank of Canada. He was responsible for managing credit risk in a diversified portfolio of consumer facing Capital Markets clients.
Brian holds a B.A. from Western University, an M.B.A. from York University, is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and, also holds the Chartered Director (C. Dir) designation.
Brian currently sits on the North American Risk Council for Visa, Inc. and is on the executive advisory board of the Strategic Risk Counsel of the Conference Board of Canada.
Chief Information Officer
Bruce Nanton is Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Moneris. As CIO, Bruce’s responsibilities include; IT strategies, application development, technology infrastructure, information security, technology support as well as technology and enterprise project management. Bruce is accountable for delivering reliable, scalable, secure and high performance platforms. Bruce has over 25 years of experience in the payment industry and has held several senior leadership roles in Sales, Operations and IT delivery leading large teams and delivering on strategic vision.
Prior to Moneris, Bruce was Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President with Global Payments where he provided technology delivery and integrations, leading teams across a worldwide organization.
Bruce has previous Board experience, having sat on Boards in Asia Pacific, the Philippines and Canada. Bruce brings strategic leadership and experience building partnerships for success and sustained growth.
Bruce has been happily married for over 30 years, has two wonderful children and two dogs. Bruce holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Honours) in Political Science & Marketing from the University of Manitoba.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Denise Hayes is the Chief Human Resources Officer for Moneris. Denise leads the HR function across the employee life cycle and is responsible for ensuring the HR strategy is aligned to the business strategy. Denise joined Moneris in June 2014 and has over 25 years’ experience in HR, of which 17 years have been at the executive level.
Prior to Moneris, Denise was SVP, People for Saint Elizabeth Health Care, a 6000 employee community health agency where she prepared the organization for future growth and expansion. Prior to Saint Elizabeth, Denise spent 15 years with ADP Canada as VP of Human Resources where she led the HR function through a period of significant growth, both organically and through acquisitions.
Denise is currently a Board member at The Living Arts Centre of Mississauga and a prior Board member of Mohawk Shared Services.
Chief Sales & Marketing Officer
Duri Alajrami is the Chief Sales & Marketing Officer (CSMO) at Moneris. He is a marketing veteran with over 20 years’ experience establishing & managing digital and integrated marketing practices within leading global brands and Ad agencies. He has worked for Tribal DDB, Blast Radius / Wunderman, Ogilvy, and Mindshare.
Throughout his career, Duri has lead diverse teams and serviced many fortune 500 brands across multiple industries and continents, with a few of his campaigns gaining recognition on mashable.com and in best-selling books.
Duri is a firm believer in customer-centricity and is an advocate of demand-driven business models. Data helps us understand customers’ needs & buying habits, and allows us to build an offering strategy relevant for today’s FinTech clients.
Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary
Faeron has responsibility for Moneris’ Legal, Compliance, Privacy, AML and Public Affairs functions, and is accountable to the Board of Directors as Corporate Secretary. Faeron is the Chief Privacy Officer and Chief Compliance Officer. She leads a high performing team that provides counsel integral to Moneris’ operations. Faeron holds the ICD.D designation having completed the Directors Education Program in 2017 and currently serves on the Board of SPRINT Senior Care. She was recently named one of The Globe and Mail’s Report on Business Best Executives 2021. Prior to joining Moneris, Ms. Trehearne worked with TD Bank Group leading the legal teams supporting Technology and mobile, online, and ATM channels. Previous to that, she was the Canadian legal counsel for the Oracle Corporation. Ms. Trehearne also practiced as an Associate in the Technology Group of Torys LLP, in the Business Law Practice of Goodmans LLP, and as a litigator at Stockwoods. Faeron graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science. She received her law degrees from the University of Windsor Law School, and the University of Detroit Mercy Law School and articled as a law clerk to the late Mr. Justice Mark MacGuigan at the Federal Court of Appeal. She was called to the bar in New York in 1994 and Ontario in 1995.
Chief Operations Officer
Marc Hollenberg is the Chief Operations Officer (COO) at Moneris. Marc joined Moneris in 2014 to lead our Customer Experience Team. Marc brings over 20 years of leadership experience in the financial services and customer experience fields, driving strategies to deepen relationships with customers and enhance organizational effectiveness.
As COO, Marc leads Moneris’ customer engagement stragegy as well as our Customer Enablement, Business Transformation, Chargebacks and Field Services teams. His mandate is to enhance digital service/support offerings and develop future support strategies that serve to differentiate Moneris and support our long term strategy of strong customer and employee engagement.
Prior to joining Moneris, Marc held senior positions at Rakuten Inc. as well as American Express. Marc has a proven track record leading large teams to execute on customer experience improvement and operational excellence strategies. Marc is originally from Montreal and moved to Toronto in 1998. Marc and his wife have been together for 20 years and have a daughter and 2 dogs.
Chief Product and Partnership Officer
Patrick Diab, Chief Product and Partnership Officer at Moneris, oversees the ongoing evolution of the organization’s product portfolio. Mr. Diab evaluates emerging technologies and how they can be leveraged to create more agile and robust business solutions.
With over 16 years of experience in the payments industry, Mr. Diab has implemented solutions for a multitude of industry segments. He has also held roles in technology, product and client integration.
Mr. Diab has a Bachelor of Science in both Software Engineering and Economics from the University of Toronto, as well as his certificate of Strategic eBusiness Management. Previously, he has also sat on McMaster’s Ecommerce Fraud Committee.
Chief Financial Officer
Winnie Leung is the Chief Financial Officer for Moneris. Winnie is responsible for the overall financial strategy, management and reporting and Treasury operations of the company and her responsibilities include making investment and borrowing decisions on behalf of the corporation, providing financial analysis in support of various business goals, and assessing the financial impact of acquisition targets. Winnie joined Moneris in 2011 and has 20 years of senior finance management experience.
Prior to Moneris, Winnie was an Audit Partner at KPMG LLP, servicing clients in the technology and communications sector. Winnie worked closely with both public and early-stage companies to help build and manage their businesses.
Winnie founded the Inclusive Workplace Council at Moneris, and remains the executive sponsor.