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Merve Tezel

General Manager, Turkey, Visa

Merve Tezel joined Visa in 2008 as part of the Visa's European Consultancy team and worked as Managing Consultant for Southeast Europe, responsible for consultancy activities carried out in Turkey, Israel, Romania, Greece and Bulgaria. She was appointed as the Country Manager for Turkey in October 2012.

She has worked in payments business for 18 years, starting her career at Yapı Kredi Bank in 1998. After working at several senior positions in the card payments division for over 6 years, she transferred to Garanti Payment Sytems and worked as the Senior Vice President of Portfolio Management until 2008.

Author's Latest Articles

August 15, 2016

Shopping is rapidly evolving

Merve Tezel hosted the "Shopping Futures" session at our flagship client event “Visa Futures 2016” in June. Read her thoughts about the exciting developments in the world of retail, and catch up on some of our other Shopping Futures articles here.

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July 22, 2014

Managing the Future through “I Can Manage My Money”

Turkey has a vibrant youth population of approximately 40 million. Every day many young people join the fast paced economy and consumer society.

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