Aldo joined Visa in February 2019, and heads up Visa’s South African market and also heads up Visa Business Solutions for Sub-Sahara Africa, which covers 5 sub-regions and 46 countries, in the CEMEA region.

He has over 20 years of payments experience across most payment types, in the South African, Sub-Sahara African and UK markets. Before joining Visa, he headed up the largest Card Acquirer by Volume on the African Continent as well the Commercial Issuing business, of Absa Bank (previously Barclays Africa).

Prior to that he spent time in Corporate banking in various roles leading transactional product portfolios from Cross-Border payments to domestic EFT, RTGS and Physical Cash. He also has experience in the Fintech payment sector having spent 5 years in the Salary Payments and Recurring Collections space as Treasurer and Financial Director in South Africa.

On a more personal note, Aldo is an avid Cycad enthusiast and enjoys running cross country events along with his family.Aldo Laubscher