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Visa names new CEO for next year

November 18, 2022


Visa CEO Al Kelly will step aside and the card network company will promote President Ryan McInerney to the chief executive role next February, the company said in a press release Thursday.

Kelly will stay on at the company as executive chairman. Visa, the biggest U.S. card network company, has been preparing McInerney for the top role for nearly a decade. He will take the new job on Feb. 1, according to the San Francisco-based company’s release.

“Ryan’s appointment reflects the Board’s very well-established and thoughtful succession plan,” the company’s lead independent board director, John Lundgren, said in the release.

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