VISA Inc. (V)

About Visa Inc. (V)

Company Description:


Visa Inc. is a global leader in digital payments, facilitating transactions between consumers, merchants, financial institutions, businesses, strategic partners, and government entities. With a vast array of products and services, Visa leverages advanced technology to enable fast, secure, and reliable electronic payments.

Visa Inc. was established and began operations in 1958 as BankAmericard, eventually becoming Visa in 1976. The company has its headquarters in San Francisco, California.


Main Product(s):


Visa’s primary offerings include credit, debit, prepaid, and cash-access programs to clients worldwide. They are known for their Visa-branded payment cards and payment systems.


Short History of Visa Inc.:


  • 1958 – The company was founded and introduced the BankAmericard in Fresno, California.
  • 1976 – BankAmericard was renamed Visa.
  • 2008 – Visa Inc. went public in one of the largest IPOs in history.
  • 2013 – Introduced Visa Checkout to simplify online purchases.
  • 2015 – Launched Visa Token Service for secure digital payments.
  • 2019 – Acquired Plaid, a network that allows people to securely connect their financial accounts to the apps they use to manage their financial lives.
  • 2021 – Expanded contactless payments globally in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key Executives:

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Alfred Francis Kelly Jr.Executive Chairman8M8.15M1958
Mr. Ryan M. McInerneyPresident, CEO & Director4.65M10.62M1975
Mr. Rajat TanejaPresident of Technology4.64MN/A1964
Ms. Kelly Mahon TullierVice Chair, Chief People & Corporate Affairs Officer and Corporate Secretary3.26MN/A1966
Mr. Christopher SuhChief Financial OfficerN/AN/A1970
Mr. Peter AndreskiSenior VP, Global Corporate Controller & Chief Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1973
Ms. Jennifer ComoHead of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Julie B. RottenbergGeneral CounselN/AN/A1968
Mr. Frank Cooper IIIChief Marketing OfficerN/AN/A1964
Mr. Oliver JenkynGroup President of Global MarketsN/AN/A1973

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