Visa has announced the appointment of Chris Suh as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective August 1, 2023. Suh, previously the CFO of Electronic Arts (EA) and a former executive at Microsoft, brings a wealth of experience in finance and technology to his new role. He will be responsible for Visa’s financial strategies, planning, reporting, finance operations, and investor relations.
SAN FRANCISCO, 21 June 2023 – Visa, a global leader in digital payments, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Suh as the company’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Suh will succeed longstanding Visa CFO Vasant Prabhu and assume full responsibility for the role on August 1, 2023. As CFO Designate, Suh will work closely with Prabhu from July 10 to ensure a seamless transition. Prabhu will depart the company on September 30, 2023, after providing valuable assistance in the transition process.
With a wealth of experience in finance and technology, Suh joins Visa from Electronic Arts (EA), where he held the position of Chief Financial Officer. Reporting directly to Visa’s Chief Executive Officer, Ryan McInerney, Suh will be a vital member of the global leadership team, overseeing Visa’s financial strategies, planning, reporting, finance operations, and investor relations.
Prior to his tenure at EA, Suh served as the Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Cloud + AI group at Microsoft. During his more than 25 years at Microsoft, he played a pivotal role in the growth and transformation of the Azure and Dynamics businesses. Suh’s diverse finance background includes five years leading investor relations, contributing significantly to the company’s success as a cloud-first business.
Expressing his enthusiasm for Suh’s appointment, McInerney said, “I am delighted to welcome Chris to Visa’s leadership team. His extensive expertise in finance and technology, coupled with his track record of growing and scaling businesses, will be invaluable as we continue to drive growth and enhance our client services worldwide.”
Suh himself expressed his excitement, stating, “Visa is an incredible brand, and the company’s culture is remarkable. I have long admired Visa’s history of innovation and industry leadership, and I am thrilled to contribute to shaping the future of global payments.”
McInerney concluded, “We extend our gratitude to Vasant for his exceptional strategic and financial leadership over the past eight years. He has had an outstanding career, and we wish him the very best in his future endeavors.”