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Benjy Katchen

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Benjy Katchen, Executive Vice President and Chief Digital and Strategy Officer

Benjy Katchen is the Chief Digital and Strategy Officer of Home Capital Group. Mr. Katchen joined Home Trust in 2012 as Vice President Deposits where he founded and led the growth of Oaken Financial, Home’s direct to consumer brand. Over the last several years he assumed responsibility for Credit Cards and Retail Lending followed by Digital and Corporate Strategy in 2018.

Prior to joining Home Trust, Mr. Katchen’s career spanned work in investment banking with RBC Dominion Securities, strategy consulting with Bain & Company, and leading sales effectiveness and channel strategy for President’s Choice Financial while at Amicus Bank. Mr. Katchen has also been involved in several start-ups and has consulted for several innovative and disruptive retail banking models. He serves as Chairman of the Hammer Band – from Violence to Violins a non-profit in Toronto.

Benjy holds an HBA (Dean’s List) from the Richard Ivey School of Business, an MBA (with distinction) from INSEAD and is an Institute Certified Director (ICD.D) from the Institute of Corporate Directors.