Heb rings 15 years of experience with the company to lead a diverse region with several rapidly emerging economies.
Mastercard has appointed company veteran Safdar Khan as president for Southeast Asia, expanding his former role as division president, Southeast Asia emerging markets, the financial services firm announced in a statement on Wednesday.
In his new role, Khan will be responsible for implementing Mastercard’s multi-rail digital payments agenda across the region and delivering increased value to the company’s stakeholders, the announcement said.
Khan joined Mastercard in 2006 and has since held numerous leadership positions across multiple regions, including division president, Indonesia, Malaysia & Brunei; country manager Malaysia & Brunei; country manager Qatar, Oman & Kuwait; as well as lead, HSBC Global key account, South Asia, Middle East & Africa.
He also held roles at ABN Amro, Citibank and Oracle, across North America, Asia and the Middle East.