Vishal Maru is Senior Vice President – Merchant Services, Digital Payments and Loyalty of Worldline South Asia and Middle East. He comes with over 20 years of experience across the domain of payments and merchant business. In Worldline, he is responsible for Merchant Acquisition, Cards Issuance Processing and CUG and Loyalty Services. Prior to joining Worldline in 2009, Vishal was responsible for the merchant acquiring business at Global Payments APAC.
Vishal is known best for his adroit capabilities of converting raw prospects into long term partnerships, apart from a keen focus on profitability and enhanced top line. He has held strategic and key positions in sales, client servicing and customer retention for verticals spanning Merchant Acquiring, Issuance and Financial Inclusion. His work has taken him across different regions of India and South Asia.
When he is not at work, one can find him with his prized collection of horses. A keen equestrian, Vishal loves to spend time with and ride horses in his free time. He is also a skilled chess player. Vishal is an alumnus of Symbiosis College and VAMNICOM, Pune.