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Brian Lang new president of MasterCard Canada


March 17, 2015
By Canadian Vending

March 17, 2015, Toronto – MasterCard has appointed Brian Lang as the new president of its Canadian operations. 

March 17, 2015, Toronto – MasterCard has appointed Brian Lang as the new president of its Canadian operations. 


In his new role, Lang will be charged with driving the regional strategy
to expand and grow the business while delivering new payments
technology in the market. He was most recently the head of business
development for MasterCard in the Middle East and Africa. In this role he expanded card acceptance in markets like Egypt, Nigeria, Pakistan while establishing payment innovations like new wallet platforms in United Arab Emirates and South Africa. Lang returns to Canada having previously worked for LANG + Assoc., Aeroplan, Air Canada, and CIBC.




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"Brian will be a strong leader for us in Canada.
 He has a deep understanding of the Canadian market and the payments
industry with a long track record of success in serving customers around
the world. He will continue to deliver growth and differentiate
MasterCard as we expand and launch new payment technologies in the
market," said Chris McWilton, president, North American Markets, in a news release.





Lang is a graduate of the University of British Columbia
with a bachelor of arts.




Lang will assume his responsibilities on May 1, 2015. He succeeds Betty DeVita, who moves on to the new role of chief commercial officer with MasterCard Labs.
In her new role, DeVita will be responsible for developing and
managing strategic partnerships focused on commercializing existing and
future pipeline of MasterCard Lab assets.