back Back

Visa appoints Vice President and General Manager for Kuwait and Qatar

By Leandra Monteiro

March 01, 2023

  • Card Payments
  • Instant Payments
  • Kuwait
Share

Visa, Visa has announced the appointment of Shashank Singh as Vice President and General Manager for Kuwait and Qatar.

In his new role, Shashank will be responsible for principal strategy including business development, resource optimization and deepening Visa’s long-term relationships with its local clients, regulators, and other key stakeholders to drive the growth of digital commerce in both markets.

Commenting on Shashank’s appointment, Dr Saeeda Jaffar, Visa’s Senior Vice President and Group Country Manager for the GCC, said, “Shashank takes on this role at a time of significant opportunity for digital commerce, and money movement in Kuwait and Qatar.  His appointment strengthens our regional leadership as well as our commitment to driving financial inclusion and the digital economy for the benefit of consumers and businesses. Shashank will also pilot Visa’s continued efforts to better serve our most valued clients and partners in both key local markets.”

“I am honored to have the opportunity to lead Visa’s operations in Kuwait and Qatar, and to reaffirm our position as a trusted engine of commerce enabling digital transformation in such pivotal regional markets,” said Shashank Singh, Visa, Vice President and General Manager for Kuwait and Qatar. “I look forward to collaborating with our key clients and partners in driving the growth of digital commerce in both regions while supporting the local economies with digital transformation at scale.”

Shashank is a seasoned professional with over 20 years of experience in the payments industry, possessing deep business knowledge of the local markets. He has worked with Visa since 2012, collaborating closely with partners and clients across multiple GCC markets. From 2018, Shashank was responsible for managing Visa’s operations in Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman and Qatar. He also spearheaded the company’s global and regional partnerships and efforts for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™.

Previous Article

March 01, 2023

5 Senegal based FinTechs transforming the African finance industry

Read More
Next Article

March 01, 2023

Tietoevry finalizes major new payment solution upgrade in Serbia

Read More






IBSi Daily News Analysis

Merchants, payments, UAE

July 15, 2024

Card Payments

Global wealth growth rebounds with major shifts expected by 2030, research reveals

Read More

IBSi FinTech Journal

  • Most trusted FinTech journal since 1991
  • Digital monthly issue
  • 60+ pages of research, analysis, interviews, opinions, and rankings
  • Global coverage
Subscribe Now

Other Related News

Today

FREENOW & Alipay+ join forces to boost travel experience for Asian tourists

Read More

Today

Flipkart & BillDesk launch 5 new digital payment offerings & categories

Read More

Today

Qashier unveils Treats, an automated payment-linked loyalty solution

Read More

Related Reports

Sales League Table Report 2024
Know More
Global Digital Banking Vendor & Landscape Report Q2 2024
Know More
Wealth Management & Private Banking Systems Report Q2 2024
Know More
IBSi Spectrum Report: Supply Chain Finance Platforms Q4 2023
Know More
Treasury & Capital Markets Systems Report Q1 2024
Know More

IBSi Sales League Table

The industry acknowledged barometer of global banking technology vendor performance!
Get your copy now!
close-link
Get your copy now! IBSi Sales League Table 2024