|Tuesday, 09 March 2010 15:27
|Visa Inc appoints Group Executive, International
Visa Inc has named Elizabeth Buse as Group Executive, International, effective April 1.
In this new role, she will oversee Visa's global sales and client service functions across Asia-Pacific and Central Europe, the Middle East and Africa (CEMEA), Visa's fastest growing geographies. Buse, who previously served as Visa's Global Head of Product, will be based in Singapore and report to John Partridge, President Visa Inc.
Joseph Saunders, Visa's Chairman and CEO, commented, "Under Elizabeth's leadership, Visa has globalized our e-commerce, money transfer and mobile efforts and delivered customer-centric and value-add information products and services that continue to drive the shift to electronic payments and accelerate our growth around the world. Elizabeth also has been a driving force behind our core debit, prepaid, commercial and credit card businesses and other critical product innovations. Visa will benefit immensely from her drive, strong knowledge of the business and the respect she commands from clients, colleagues and Wall Street alike."
The appointment follows the decision by Rupert Keeley, Group President of Asia Pacific and CEMEA, to leave the company. Visa did not give a reason for his departure.