Cristina Doros was Appointed as Vice-President and Will Lead 17 Countries

Visa, the global leader in digital payments, has announced a new appointment in the CISSEE.

YEREVAN, March 5, 2024 — Visa has appointed Cristina Doros as Senior Vice President, and Group Country Manager for Visa in the CISSEE region. Cristina will lead Visa's operations and strategy in 17 countries across Southern and Eastern Europe, Central Asia, the Caucasus, Ukraine, Moldova.

With over 20 years of experience at leading financial institutions, Cristina joined Visa in 2016 to lead regional Core Products team overseeing Core products (Debit, Credit and Premium), loyalty platform development, digital solutions, and push payments. In 2019-2021, Cristina took the role of Visa Regional Manager in the Caucasus, then continuing overseeing business in Central Asia.

Speaking on the new appointment, Regional President for Visa CEMEA Andrew Torre said,We are delighted to welcome Cristina as the new head of the CISSEE region. Boasting over two decades of banking experience, including a nine-year tenure at Visa, Cristina's seasoned leadership uniquely equips her to spearhead payment innovation across the region. I am confident that her new appointment will be instrumental in fostering market growth and advancing strategic partnerships in the region.”

"As I take on more responsibility for Visa business operations, I am eager to work more closely with our clients and partners across a wider range, delivering more innovative payment solutions to the CISSEE region and continuing to enable quick, safe, and easy money movement through Visa’s innovative network," said Cristina Doros, SVP, Group Country Manager for Visa CISSEE.

About Visa

Visa (NYSE: V) is a world leader in digital payments, facilitating payments transactions between consumers, merchants, financial institutions and government entities across more than 200 countries and territories. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, convenient, reliable and secure payments network, enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. We believe that economies that include everyone everywhere, uplift everyone everywhere and see access as foundational to the future of money movement. Learn more at


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Mariam Gvaradze
Press Office of Visa in Georgia
Noblet Media Eastern Partnership
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