Thursday, May 15, 2008
Joseph W. Saunders, Chairman and CEO of Visa Inc., is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Wilson as Head of Visa Canada.
Tim Wilson joined Visa Canada two years ago as Senior Vice-President, Strategy, Finance and Administration. In this role, he was active in shaping Visa Canada’s strategic direction as part of an on-going and focused evaluation of Visa’s operations, structure, governance and business strategy. More recently, Mr. Wilson was appointed Head of Sales for Visa Canada, which allowed him to focus on strengthening key business relationships. Prior to joining Visa, he was Vice-President, Finance at CIBC, a management consultant at The Monitor Group and a manager at Ernst & Young in Toronto. Mr. Wilson received a B.Comm. from Queen’s University, a C.A. designation and an M.B.A. from Harvard.
Visa operates the world’s largest retail electronic payments network providing processing services and payment product platforms. This includes consumer credit, debit, prepaid and commercial payments, which are offered under the Visa, Visa Electron, Interlink and PLUS brands. Visa enjoys unsurpassed acceptance around the world and Visa/PLUS is one of the world’s largest global ATM networks, offering cash access in local currency in more than 170 countries.
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