The President of Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, Ryan McInerney will visit Nigeria this month, FINTECH AFRICA has learnt.
While in Nigeria, McInerney would meet with the government, the banks and some selected Fintech firms that are facilitating last-mile services for Visa.
McInerney has been the president of Visa since 2013 and is responsible for delivering value to Visa’s financial institutions, acquirers, merchants and partners in more than 200 countries and territories around the world.
In this role, McInerney oversees Visa’s market leadership teams, product team, merchant team, and client support services.
Prior to joining Visa, he was CEO of consumer banking for JPMorgan Chase, a business with more than 75,000 employees and revenues of approximately $14 billion.
In this role, he was responsible for a banking network of 20 million customers in 23 states. Previously, he served as COO for home lending and as chief risk officer for Chase’s consumer businesses, overseeing all credit risk management in credit card, home lending, auto finance, education finance, consumer banking, and business banking.
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He was also Chase’s head of product and marketing for consumer banking and led the introduction of its mobile banking service.
McInerney was a principal at McKinsey & Company in the firm’s retail banking and payments practices. McInerney received a finance degree from the University of Notre Dame. He is also on the board of US-China Business Council.