Experienced Retail Executive to Bring Expertise in Technology Architecture, Cloud Services, Digital Innovation & Data Engineering
goeasy Ltd., a leading full-service provider of goods and alternative financial services, announced the appointment of Michael Eubanks as Senior Vice-President and Chief Information Officer (CIO) effective June 15th, 2020.
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Michael brings over 24 years of Information Technology leadership experience, from the LCBO, Canadian Tire Corporation and Best Buy International. In his most recent role at the LCBO, Michael has served as the SVP & CIO since 2014. His leadership over the Information Technology function led to numerous advancements in their technology, digital and Cloud strategy. Michael is credited with modernizing LCBO’s technology platforms and making the shift to an omni-channel experience. Underpinning this evolution were major initiatives, such as the development and implementation of a cloud services platform through a commercial partnership with Shopify. Michael is a graduate of York University, has held numerous Board roles, and currently serves as a Director on the Board of Communitech, the innovation hub and start-up platform in Waterloo, Ontario.
“We are excited to welcome Michael to goeasy as our new CIO” said Jason Mullins, goeasy’s President and CEO, “He brings a breadth of technology leadership experience to the organization. As we look to implement a new cloud-based lending platform, improve the digital and mobile experience for our customers, and further leverage data to drive automation and analytics, Michael’s expertise will help us deliver on the technology strategy needed to support a full suite, omni-channel financial services organization.”
“With the addition of Hal Khouri as our new CFO in 2019, followed by Michael’s appointment to lead our technology group, we continue to build the management strength needed to become the largest and best performing non-prime lender in Canada,” Mr. Mullins concluded.
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