Ripple announced it in a statement on Wednesday that the firm has appointed the payments guru Kelvin Lee as its head of Southeast Asia operations where his job is to supervise the firm’s expansion in the region.
The aim of the firm is to improve and grow its customer base in the Asia Pacific. According to the report of Finews. Asia on Thursday, March 19, Kelvin Lee as the head of Southeast Asia operations will spearhead efforts to drive the growth of its customer base.
Lee has two decades of leadership experience
According to the report, Kelvin Lee has two decades of leadership experience in the banking and financial sectors. He has years of experience in sectors such as financial payments, fraud and risk management, data solutions and online mobile banking solutions across the whole world including Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
Kelvin Lee has also worked as the senior executive in companies such as Mastercard, Visa, and FIS. While discussing the firm’s growth plans and his appointment, Lee stated:
We want to enable money to flow across borders as quickly as data does, by empowering players in the remittance and money transfer market
The firm Ripple sees the Asia Pacific region very important for the global expansion because almost half of the customers of Ripple are there in its RippleNet payment network based in the Asia Pacific. Therefore, the firm has appointed the payments guru Kelvin Lee to lead and supervise the Southeast Asia operations.
Ripple keeps working on expanding and developing its network. For this purpose, the firm brings new key development projects in the ecosystem. This time they have brought in Kelvin Lee to take advantage of his leadership experience.