The Payments Industry & Merchant Credit Card Program Experts

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Brian Hewitt

Senior Consultant

  • More than 40 years (Canadian) Retail Banking and Payments industry experience 
  • Line experience – Scotiabank (Canada & International) 
  • Expertise in card issuing/merchant, contact centers, and ATM networks

Brian recently joined Advantage after a highly successful executive career with Scotiabank.  During the latter part of his career (20 years), he was responsible for driving credit card growth strategies in Canada and internationally and, for 7 years, had full P&L/management of Scotiabank’s multibillion dollar Canadian Visa Issuer franchise.  

Brian’s experience has also encompassed responsibility for leading operations teams of 300+ while supporting bank card issuing/acquiring, contact centers, merchant and ATM networks.

Most recently, Brian provided consulting support to Scotiabank to help them harmonize co-brand partner relations as a strategy to drive business growth.  He was directly responsible for re-negotiating large co-brand partnerships (Airline/Retailer/Coalition Program), evaluating the business opportunities, recommending the negotiation strategies and participating in negotiations.

At Advantage consulting, Brian brings a wonderful blend of deep experience in the banking and payments and merchant industry coupled with a proven knowledge of Canadian and International markets. 

Brian is a business graduate (specialty marketing) from Sir Sandford Fleming College, Canada.

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