Boyden’s Leadership Series Features Visa’s Chris Clark

- Group Executive at Visa in Asia-Pacific discusses managing across a culturally diverse region, the explosion of digital commerce and staying ahead of cybercrime -

SINGAPORE & HONG KONG--()--Boyden, a global leader in executive search, today released a new issue of its Leadership Series, featuring an in-depth interview with Chris Clark, Group Executive, Asia-Pacific at Visa.

In the interview, Mr Clark discusses leading in the multicultural Asia-Pacific region, digital commerce trends, cybercrime challenges, his management style, and the importance of personal engagement in leadership.

“Chris is a leader with a clear vision, and he brings a deep understanding of the diverse markets across Asia-Pacific,” said Trina Gordon, President & CEO of Boyden World Corporation. “There’s an incredible opportunity for the growth of electronic payments in Asia-Pacific, as Chris explains in this interview.”

“Chris has had impressive experience and success working across Asia-Pacific,” said William Farrell, a Boyden Board Member and Managing Partner of Boyden Greater China. “He’s a great motivator of his team and has played a key role in assuring Visa is keeping a step ahead in the region.”

Based in Singapore, Mr Clark is responsible for the operation of Visa’s businesses across Asia-Pacific. He has been with the company for over a decade and has served in a variety of roles across the region. Mr Clark holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne, and has attended executive programs at both INSEAD and Stanford University.

The full interview with Clark and a sidebar with Boyden’s Mr Farrell on financial services talent acquisition in Asia-Pacific are available at

Previous issues of Boyden’s Leadership Series include interviews with Noor Menai, President & CEO of CTBC Bank USA; Frank Holder, Chairman of FTI Consulting in Latin America; Paolo Cornetta, Senior Vice President and Group Head of HR of UniCredit SpA; Sandy Gould, Senior Vice President of Talent Acquisition and Development of Yahoo; António Mexia, CEO of EDP-Energias de Portugal; Harald Norvik, a Director of ConocoPhillips and former CEO of Statoil; Stephan Winkelmann, President & CEO of Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A.; Luís Mira Amaral, CEO of Banco BIC Português; Jeffrey Housenbold, President and CEO of Shutterfly Inc.; Jaime Rivera, CEO of Bladex; Svein Rennemo, Chairman of Statoil; Ümran Beba, Region President for Asia Pacific for PepsiCo; David Gergen, Director of Harvard’s Center for Public Leadership and a former presidential advisor; Robert Reich, currently Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley and a former US Secretary of Labor; and James E. Lillie, CEO of Jarden Corporation. All are available on Boyden’s website.

About the Series

The Boyden Leadership Series is an ongoing publication that highlights the views of high-profile business leaders on issues relevant to leadership, management and talent acquisition. The series’ editors conduct interviews with heads of corporations and other key organisations across the globe to further growth and the exchange of ideas.

About Boyden World Corporation

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Release Summary

Boyden today released a new issue of its Leadership Series, featuring an in-depth interview with Chris Clark, Group Executive, Asia-Pacific at Visa.


For Boyden
Dan Margolis, +1 (213) 452-6472