Capital One Financial appointed Jennifer Jackson president of Capital One Canada. She will be responsible for the overall strategic direction and operations of the Canadian business.

Jackson comes to Capital One Canada from the company’s U.S. Credit Card division, where she was accountable for strategy, product development, marketing and analytics.

“We are delighted to welcome Jennifer Jackson as the new leader of the Canadian team,” said Amy Lenander, head of International. “Jennifer brings a wealth of experience and skills that have made her successful throughout her career. Her inclusive leadership style, sound judgment, focus on results and proven ability to learn make her ideal to lead and grow the business in Canada.”

Jackson brings over 15 years of industry experience to her new role. Prior to joining Capital One, she was a member of the Corporate Strategy group at Xerox and a management consultant with McKinsey & Company, where she focused on both domestic and international markets leading turnaround and growth strategies.

“We have an outstanding team in Canada and I’m eager to begin my new role leading the business,” said Jackson. “I’m excited to lead an organization that epitomizes the Capital One culture – passionate about the work that we do and committed to the people and communities where we do business.”