The newly appointed manager brings with him a wealth of experience. Shehryar has a lot of experience in driving financial and digital solutions in the region and working in well-reputed banks in Africa and Asia.
"It is an absolute pleasure to welcome Shehryar as a member of the Sub-Saharan African team. From a financial and digital perspective, Shehryar's leadership will be invaluable in driving the Mastercard vision and strategy in the East Africa region. We are confident that with Shehryar's vast experience, we will continue to be at the forefront of introducing pioneering products and finding innovative solutions for our customers and partners' business requirements." Raghav Prasad, Division President Sub Saharan Africa, Mastercard.
He will be based in Mastercard's regional head office in Nairobi.
In his new role, Shehryar will be responsible for managing Mastercard's operations in the region, including Kenya and Tanzania, reporting to Raghav Prasad, Division President Sub Saharan Africa.
Shehryar Ali in focus
B.Sc. in computer sciences from the University of Texas in Austin.
Banker at Barclays and Mashreq Bank in Egypt.
Head of Retail Banking at Bank One, Mauritius.