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Dave Thompson
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Dave Thompson

Dave Thompson

Chief Executive Officer - MapleX Naturals Inc. 

Dave Thompson is serial entrepreneur with over 30 years experience in senior leadership roles in financial services and management consulting. Areas of expertise include Customer Loyalty management, credit cards and debit cards acquisition and marketing online banking, merchant acquiring POS systems.

Dave is currently the CEO of MapleX Naturals Inc. a company he Co-Founded in 2019. Since then MapleX is an emerging leading brand in the Canadian market that specializes in development and distribution of Personal Care and cosmetic products. The company’s products are distributed across Canada and sold online on Amazon.

Senior Strategy Director, Hanifin Loyalty – Lead client strategic initiatives for international and domestic clients such as GraceKennedy, NCB Bank, Scotiabank, Wells Fargo Philipps 66 and Caribbean Airlines with strategy, design and execution of best in class Customer Engagement loyalty solutions.

CEO, Carifinancial Corporation – Launched prepaid credit cards in the Caribbean, with Lasco Financial Services one of Jamaica’s leading bill payment and money transfer conglomerates.

Strategic Consultant CIBC – First Caribbean Bank – Introduced first Merchant funded Rewards program in the region. Lead sales/business development of the Merchant Acquiring Business in 17 Caribbean markets.

Vice President Strategic Projects, MBNA Canada Bank – Responsible for the introduction of credit /loan facilities. Launched new products including Lines of Credits and credit cards

Asst. Vice President, Citibank Canada – Lead team that launched Citibank’s Merchant POS merchant acquiring business in the Canadian market.

Senior Manager Product Development, TD Bank - Designed and developed POS, credit card, Interac initiatives including the rollout and introduction of POS debit to large Canadian retailers including the LCBO. Part of the team that executed marketing strategy to launched Canada’s first successful Online Banking channel.

Sales Manager, American Express Canada - Key Account management, business development to sell Corporate Charge Card and Business Travel Services to Fortune 500 companies. Along with other progressive roles in Customer support and development

In his spare time, Dave enjoys Golf, Squash, Cooking and spending time with his family.

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