Visa welcomes Dan Wolbert as the new Country Manager for the Philippines & Guam
Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Wolbert as Country Manager for the Philippines & Guam. He replaces former Country Manager Stuart Tomlinson.
Dan is a proven team leader, having spent a number of years at Visa in both the United States and the Philippines. Most recently, he was the Head of Business Development for the Philippines & Guam, where he led the country account team in expanding client partnerships and growing Visa’s business.
Dan has focused on payments throughout his career, and previously worked in Visa’s global headquarters based in San Francisco, where he was part of the global strategy team, focusing on projects across several geographies.
Dan Wolbert, Country Manager for the Philippines & Guam said: “I am thrilled to be given the opportunity to lead our operations in the Philippines & Guam. I look forward to working closely with the regulators, clients and merchant partners to expand our digital payments footprint in the country. More importantly, we want to introduce the benefits of electronic payments to all Filipinos in the country, and make a positive difference to the community through the work that we are doing.”
Stephen Karpin, Visa’s Group Country Manager for Regional Southeast Asia, said: “We are excited to promote Dan into this role as the Country Manager for the Philippines & Guam. Promoting talent from within our organization remains an important priority and I am confident Dan will do a great job leading our team and supporting our clients to grow the expansion of commerce across the Philippines and Guam.”
Prior to joining Visa, Dan spent some time in a startup in the payments space. He also worked at Capital One Financial and McKinsey & Company in the United States. His clients included large financial services partners and his role was to shape their growth strategies and operational efficiency.
Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) is the world’s leader in digital payments. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company’s relentless focus on innovation is a catalyst for the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and a driving force behind the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce. For more information, visit www.visa.com.ph