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Management 2019-07-19T14:04:45+00:00

MANAGEMENT

Jeremy Rabe | Chief Executive Officer

Jeremy RabeJeremy Rabe joined Aimia as Chief Executive Officer in May 2018, responsible for driving the company’s business strategy and performance. His extensive loyalty industry experience includes six years at Premier Loyalty & Marketing, where he was a Board Director and the founding CEO responsible for the management of Club Premier, Mexico’s largest travel loyalty program. Prior to joining Aimia, Jeremy was the Founder and Managing Partner of On Point Loyalty, a boutique investment and advisory firm focused on the airline loyalty industry and an Operating Partner with Advent International, a leading global private equity firm. While working with Advent, he provided strategic support to portfolio companies including LifeMiles, the loyalty program of Avianca. He has also worked as a strategy consultant and frequent flyer program director for Aeromexico and TACA Airlines. Jeremy represents Aimia on the Boards of Premier Loyalty & Marketing and BIG Loyalty Sdn Bhd, the owner and operator of AirAsia BIG Loyalty, Jeremy has an MBA from INSEAD and graduated summa cum laude from Brigham Young University.

Steven Leonard | Chief Financial Officer

Steve Leonard is Chief Financial Officer, responsible for the financial strategy and management, supporting the development and implementation of Aimia’s corporate strategy. He has been with Aimia since June of 2010 holding executive finance roles and was appointed CFO in May 2019. Prior to joining Aimia, Steve worked at Air Canada, Vivendi and Seagram in senior finance roles. Steve has experience in all areas of finance, with particular specialization in transformations, strategic planning and M&A. He has worked within large organizations, in corporate and operating positions, and has international experience working in New York and Paris. Steve represents Aimia on the Board of Premier Loyalty & Marketing, He is a graduate of Concordia University and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.

Alexandra Boislard Pépin | Vice President, Talent & Culture

Alexandra Boislard Pépin has been Vice President, Talent & Culture, since January of 2019, responsible for ensuring the talent strategy is in place to support Aimia’s corporate strategy. She joined Aimia as General Manager, Global Compensation, in October of 2017, bringing significant expertise around global compensation, talent management and employee mobilization to the role. Prior to joining Aimia, Alexandra worked in senior human resources roles at a number of global companies including Pratt & Whitney and Japanese pharmaceutical company Takeda. Alexandra graduated with B.Soc.Sc. from the University of Ottawa and obtained her MBA from HEC Montreal in 2002. She is a Certified Human Resources Professional.

Joshua Chandler | Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions and Treasurer

Joshua Chandler is Vice-President of Mergers & Acquisitions and Treasurer, responsible for the execution of Aimia’s inorganic growth strategy and capital allocation. He joined Aimia in April of 2017 as Head of M&A and also has responsibility for Aimia’s treasury activities. Prior to Aimia, Josh was a Director of Corporate Development at Gildan leading its global M&A strategy, including five completed acquisitions between 2014 and 2017. He also previously worked in investment banking at Morgan Stanley. Over his 17-year career, Josh has been involved in deals totaling over $15 billion in aggregate deal value in public & private M&A transactions as well as in securing financing across various industries. Josh is a CFA charterholder, holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and graduated with great distinction (BComm, Finance) from McGill University in 2002.

Madeleine Channen | Vice President, Strategy

Madeleine Channen is Vice President of Strategy and is responsible for driving Aimia’s corporate strategic initiatives, including growth and new business integration. Prior to joining Aimia in July 2019, Madeleine was an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company, where she worked with organizations across the Americas and Europe. In that capacity, she led strategy, growth, as well as complex transformation and change management to improve the operations of digital businesses within financial services. Maddy started her career in the start-up world doing business development for a craft distillery. She holds a BComm (honours) from McGill University.

Harry Pickett | Chief Information Officer

Harry Pickett is Aimia’s Chief Information Officer, responsible for strategic technology decisions and supporting the business through operational transformation and integration. Harry joined Aimia in January of 2015, having previously provided senior level consultancy services across the financial services industry and held senior positions in Canadian financial services and major IT organizations, including the role of SVP and CTO at Manulife Financial. Harry’s high profile complex assignments have spanned IT management, account/portfolio management and governance. He is a graduate of the Banff School of Advanced Management.

Edouard Vo-Quang | General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Edouard Vo-Quang is General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Aimia. In this role, he oversees all legal and compliance matters of the company, including in relation to commercial matters, securities regulatory compliance, corporate governance, capital markets, public disclosure and M&A. He is also responsible for Aimia’s corporate secretariat portfolio. Prior to joining Aimia in 2010, Eddy was an associate at Ropes & Gray LLP in Boston and later at Ogilvy Renault LLP (now Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP) in Montreal. He co-chairs the board of directors of Quebec-based non-profit Boscoville, which specializes in the development of innovative programs for front-line interveners working with at-risk youth. Eddy obtained his law degree (BCL/LLB) from the McGill University faculty of law in 2003.