Alfred F. Kelly Jr. – Chief Executive Officer of Visa Inc. – Email Address

Mr. Alfred F. Kelly, Jr., also known as Al, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Visa Inc. since December 1, 2016. Mr. Kelly served as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the 2014 NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Company from April 2011 to August 2014. Mr. Kelly served as the Chief Executive Officer and President at Intersection Co. from March 2016 to October 2016. He served as the President and Head of Global Consumer Group at American Express Company from July 1, 2007 to April 10, 2010. He served as Management Advisor at TowerBrook Capital Partners L.P. from April 2015 to February 2016. He led many of American Express' key businesses, including the Consumer Card Services Group, OPEN from American Express, Consumer Travel, Global Travelers Cheques and Prepaid Services, Establishment Services, North America, U.S. Customer Service, Global Risk Management and Interactive Services worldwide. He served as Group President of Consumer for Small Business and Merchant Services for American Express Co. from October 2005 to July 1, 2007. He served as Group President of U.S. Consumer and Small Business Services for American Express Company from June 2000 to June 2005. He served as the President of Consumer Card Services Group, TRS since October 1998. He served as an Executive Vice President and General Manager for Consumer Marketing, TRS since February 1997. He has experience as a senior executive of a global financial services and payment card company. He served as the Head of Information Systems at the White House from 1985 to 1987, where he oversaw the information processing functions for several government agencies that comprise the Executive Office of the President. He also held management positions in strategic, information systems and financial planning at PepsiCo from 1981 to 1985. He has an extensive global experience in consumer marketing, strategic planning and development, customer loyalty and information technology. He has been an Independent Director of Visa Inc. since January 29, 2014. He was a Director of Metropolitan Life Insurance Company from 2009 to June 12, 2018. He served as a Director for Affinion Group Holdings, Inc. from February 24, 2011 to August 9, 2013. He served as a Director of The Hershey Company from August 11, 2005 to November 11, 2007. He served as Vice Chairman of the Wall Street Charity Golf Classic for 12 years. He served as the Chairman, Board of Directors of School of the Holy Child. He serves as a Trustee of The New York and Presbyterian Hospital and Iona Preparatory School. He served as a Member of Boards of Trustees of St. Joseph's Seminary and College and New York Catholic Foundation. He serves on the Board of Trustees of Iona College, New Rochelle, NY. He serves on the Board of Directors of Concern Worldwide USA and the Carvel Children's Rehabilitation Center and serves as Member of Council on Foreign Relations. Mr. Kelly holds a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts in Computer and Information Science from Iona College. He was Director of MetLife, Inc. from June 2009 to June 12, 2018.

Visa Inc. (/ˈvzə/ or /ˈvsə/) is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Foster City, California, United States.[3] It facilitates electronic funds transfers throughout the world, most commonly through Visa-branded credit cards and debit cards.[4] Visa does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers; rather, Visa provides financial institutions with Visa-branded payment products that they then use to offer credit, debit, prepaid and cash-access programs to their customers. In 2008, according to The Nilson Report, Visa held a 38.3% market share of the credit card marketplace and 60.7% of the debit card marketplace in the United States.[5] In 2009, Visa’s global network (known as VisaNet) processed 62 billion transactions with a total volume of $4.4 trillion.[6][7]

Visa has operations across India, Australia, Oceania, Asia-Pacific, North America, Central and South America, the Caribbean, Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, Africa and Middle East. Visa Europe is a separate membership entity that is an exclusive licensee of Visa Inc.'s trademarks and technology in the European region, issuing cards such as Visa Debit and Visa Credit.

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