People on the Move: Safdar Khan, MasterCard
MasterCard has appointed Safdar Khan to lead its growing Islamic payments business in Southeast Asia, and he will be promoted to the role of group country manager for Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei. He will continue to be based in Kuala Lumpur, where he will focus on driving growth across the region. He joined MasterCard in 2006 as vice president, global account, South Asia, Middle East and Africa, where he successfully managed relationships with key global clients, according to an announcement. Khan also served as area head for Qatar, Oman and Kuwait, where he was instrumental in expanding MasterCard’s business in those countries.