Mumbai: Global payments provider Visa has appointed T R Ramachandran as its group country manager for India and South Asia, with effect from January, 2015.
He is set to replace former group country manager of six years, Uttam Nayak, who would move to his new global role as Head of Emerging Products Digital, the company said in a statement issued here.
Prior to joining Visa, Ramachandran was managing director at Aviva Life Insurance. He has over 25 years experience across retail banking, payment products, wealth management and insurance in India and Sri Lanka. He was also associated with Citibank.
“Ramachandran’s understanding of the Indian and South Asian marketplace as well as relationships with regulators, the media and industry stakeholders will help Visa to deliver an even stronger offer for our clients,” Visa Group executive Asia Pacific Chris Clark said.
He would also sit on the Visa Asia Pacific Leadership Team and be based in Mumbai.