Visa announces new country manager for Singapore, Brunei
By Digital News Asia December 2, 2022
- Spent over ten years at Visa in several leadership roles
- Takes over from Kunal Chatterjee who will take on another role at Visa
Visa is pleased to announce the appointment of Adeline Kim (pic) as its new country manager for Singapore and Brunei.
In a statement, the digital payments vendor said Kim will be taking over the role from Kunal Chatterjee, who will take on another role at Visa to head up Innovation for Asia Pacific.
It said Kim has spent over ten years at Visa in several leadership roles.
Most recently, she was head of Data Solutions for Asia Pacific based in Singapore, and was responsible for leading the strategy, prioritisation, development and delivery of Visa’s data solutions, it said.
This includes open data, digital identity, risk solutions and data products, it added.
Visa said Kim has an in-depth knowledge of the firm’s business, products, and strategy, having also been the head of products and solutions for Southeast Asia, and head of consumer solutions for Asia Pacific.
She is familiar with the Singapore market, where she helmed several leadership roles in Citibank Singapore, United Overseas Bank and Singapore Tourism Board, where she started her career, Visa said.
Of her appointment, Kim said, "Singapore is my home market, and one of the most dynamic and forward-looking countries in the world, so I’m extremely excited to take up this role and work with a high-performing team.
“In terms of the payments landscape, Singapore is very advanced and developed in its journey compared to the rest of the world.
“I look forward to working with our clients, fintechs and regulators to expand more usage and acceptance for digital payments and ensure that consumers and businesses can pay and be paid seamlessly and efficiently.”
Serene Gay, Visa’s group country manager for regional Southeast Asia, said Kim brings a great depth of industry experience and is a proven leader who has strong relationships with many of our clients and employees in the market.
“She is uniquely positioned to lead the team and support our clients as we strive to deliver on our purpose to uplift everyone, everywhere by being the best way to pay and be paid,” she said.
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