Visa Europe’s General Manager for Greece, Bulgaria and Cyprus
Nikos Kabanopoulos is Visa Europe’s General Manager for Greece, Bulgaria and Cyprus,while he is a member of the Board of Directors of Visa Hellas and Visa Bulgaria. Nikos is responsible for managing the relationship between Visa Europe and the Member Banks in the three countries, including the coordination of various Visa activities.
His main priority locally is to promote Visa’s position in relation to the Future of Payments and new technologies, whilst at the same time he’s emphasizing the importance of electronic payments in the fight against shadow economy and tax evasion.
Nikos joined Visa in 1998, as a Relationship Manager, being responsible for managing the relationship with Member Banks in Greece, Cyprus and Israel. Prior to that, he worked in the US for six years in the financial services sector.
He holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from the University of Baltimore in Maryland.