MasterCard Worldwide today said Ari Sarker has been appointed as its India Country Head.
"Ari Sarker has been appointed as Country Head, India to bolster the India leadership team as well as division president, South Asia," MasterCard Worldwide said in a statement.
Sarkar will provide leadership to the South Asia team to drive core business growth, executing on the nascent but fast rising emerging payments opportunities in the subcontinent.
Sarker succeeds TV Seshadri who is moving from India to Singapore as Group Executive, Global Products and Solutions for APMEA,
Sarker, joined MasterCard in December 2010 and has been responsible for the growth of network processing under Global Products and Solutions (GP&S) for APMEA and across the payment value chain.
In his last role prior to MasterCard, he led the GE Private Equity business in India.
Prior to joining MasterCard, Sarker spent over 12 years with GE in a variety of senior roles in accounting, audit, corporate finance, and private equity across several key markets in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific.