Mastercard on Thursday announced the appointment of Nikhil Sahni as its new Division President, South Asia and Country Corporate Officer, India, taking over from Porush Singh.
Porush Singh will be relocating to Singapore and assuming a new role within the company, said a press release.Nikhil joins Mastercard with nearly 25 years of experience across strategy, investment banking, corporate, commercial, SME, retail, branch, and government banking.
In his role, he will oversee Mastercard’s operations, and position the company’s extensive suite of products, solutions and services across the sub-continent, including Bangladesh Sri Lanka, Nepal, Maldives and Bhutan, in addition to India.
“Nikhil has a proven track record of consistently building domestically relevant businesses and cultivating mutually beneficial partnerships across the public and private sectors,” said Ari Sarker Co-President, Asia Pacific, Mastercard. Nikhil’s most recent role was as Senior Group President, Agricul-ture, Government and MNC Banking and Knowledge Banking with Yes Bank.