Ficanex Team

Andrew Obee, President & CEO

Andrew's primary focus is on understanding the rapidly changing financial services landscape, building on the past successes of the organization and identifying strategic opportunities for future growth and value creation. Andrew has an extensive background, knowledge and experience in financial services, payments, strategy, governance, and technology in both the private and public sector

Tarak Saha, Head of Strategy and Operations

Tarak is responsible for the business operations of the organization, as well as working alongside the CEO to transform the business and expand into new payment arenas. Tarak has an extensive background in financial services and is integral in evaluating future opportunities for the business.

Nadir Ibrahim, Head of Technology & Innovation

Nadir is responsible for leading Ficanex technology portfolio and ensuring that its network and technical assets continue to remain competitive in the payment ecosystem. Nadir has 17 years of experience in digital payments working for several financial institutions and leading mission critical solutions.

Michael Barr, Strategic Relationship Executive

Michael is responsible for managing our trusted professional relationships with financial institutions across Canada. Michael has over 25 years of experience in the Canadian financial services marketplace and brings passion, expertise and integrity in collaborating with current and potential clients.

Andrea Pain, Solutions Delivery Manager

Andrea is responsible for building out business solutions for our financial institution clients. Andrea’s background includes over 25 years of experience in sales and relationship management, working with financial institutions and major retailers in the ATM, POS and switching services space.

Megan Brab, Marketing and Operations Analyst

Megan is responsible for assisting in the successful operations of the business and is a key contact for our member financial institutions. In addition, Megan is involved in marketing initiatives, financial modelling, strategy and research. Megan is a BBA graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University.

Yemi Shobowale, Business Analyst

Yemi is responsible for understanding the changing needs of a business. His strengths are in capturing and analyzing document requirements while also supporting the delivery of these requirements to relevant stakeholders. Yemi has experience in business process improvement and a penchant to succeed in all his endeavors. 

Catherine Nguyen, Operation Support Specialist

Catherine is responsible for daily operational tasks and leads part of the operational transformation to drive efficiency in the organization. Catherine actively researches relevant industry articles and monitors emerging companies in the Fintech space.  Catherine graduated from McMaster University with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce Degree, specializing in Supply Chain Management and Operations.

Daisy, Director of Greetings (DOG)

Daisy, joined the team at FICANEX Services when we moved our corporate head office to Oakville, Ontario in July 2015.  Daisy brings love and  passion to her role and when not attending in-office meetings or greeting office guests, Daisy can be found napping in her office.  To make an appointment with Daisy please contact any member of the FICANEX team.