Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) is the world’s leader in digital payments. Their mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payment network – enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. Their 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 its brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce.
As per reports, the Board of Directors for Visa has recently appointed Ramon L. Laguarta to the Board, effective November 20, 2019, for the term ending at the Company’s 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The addition brings Visa’s total board of directors to 11 members.
“I am pleased to welcome Ramon to Visa’s board of directors,”, “Ramon is a strategic leader with deep operational experience in the global marketplace and a passionate commitment to purpose, both of which will be invaluable to Visa as we continue to expand our reach, partnerships, and capabilities globally,” stated Al Kelly, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Visa Inc.
Mr. Laguarta has served as PepsiCo, Inc.’s CEO and Chairman since October 2018. He took over the role of chairman of PepsiCo’s board in February 2019.
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