Visa appointed to Obama’s US-Africa business advisory team
WEITERE MWITA/ Visa Inc has been invited to join the US president’s Advisory Council for driving business engagments between the US and Africa.
Visa’s Sub-Saharan Africa President Andrew Torre will take the seat on the council, which was established by President Obama in 2014.
PAC-DBIA seeks to strengthen commercial engagement between the United States and Africa, encouraging U.S. companies to trade with, and invest in, Africa.
“Visa’s appointment to this prestigious council gives us the opportunity to represent our African clients and partners’ interests at the highest level of the U.S. government, acting as an intermediary between the U.S. and African business interests,” Kamran Siddiqi , group executive for Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa said.Visa has a long history in electronic commerce in Africa.