Visa Inc. (V) announced the appointment of Michelle Gethers-Clark as its Chief Diversity Officer and Head of Corporate Responsibility. Gethers-Clark to be a part of Visa’s Executive Committee and will report to Al Kelly, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer.
Gethers-Clark will be responsible for Visa’s inclusion and diversity efforts, along with social impact and global sustainability goals ensuring that Visa’s organization and culture are inclusive and fulfill Visa’s commitment to being an ethical, responsible, and sustainable company. Gethers-Clark to join Visa in May and will work from the company’s San Francisco headquarters.
Gethers-Clark stated, “It is my honor to join the Visa team and lead our strategic inclusion and diversity, social impact, and sustainability efforts globally. I bring to this role a passion for partnering with internal and external team members to continue bringing to life what this work can mean for our company, our customers, and our communities around the world.”
Previously, Gethers-Clark served as President & CEO of the United Way of Greater Greensboro, North Carolina. Gethers-Clark also served for more than 20 years at American Express, before joining United Way.
Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) is the world’s leader in digital payments. Its 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. To learn more about Visa (V) and to track its ongoing progress please visit the Vista Partners Visa (V) Coverage Page.)
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