Visa Promotes Kelly Mahon Tullier to Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer
Tullier takes on new role, expanded portfolio.
Julie Rottenberg promoted to General Counsel.
Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced the appointment of General
Counsel Kelly Mahon Tullier to the newly created position of
Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer.
She will continue to report to Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer, Al Kelly.
Julie Rottenberg, Deputy General Counsel and Chief Counsel for
North America, was subsequently appointed to succeed Tullier as
General Counsel and Senior Vice President. Rottenberg will report
to Tullier and become a member of Visa’s Executive Committee.
In her new role, Tullier will continue to oversee Legal and
Compliance, while taking on responsibility for managing two
additional functions, Global Communications and Corporate Services,
which includes Corporate Real Estate, Aviation, Security and Global
“In the nearly seven years that Kelly has led Visa’s Legal and
Compliance team, she has proven her ability to build and sustain a
consistently high-functioning organization. Kelly is a trusted
advisor and results-driven leader who has shown that she can take
on responsibility outside of her core strength of Legal and
Compliance. With this newly expanded remit, Kelly will play an even
more valuable role in advancing our business and representing our
company externally with our range of stakeholders,” Al Kelly
Rottenberg joined Visa in the litigation team 13 years ago,
later becoming Deputy General Counsel and Chief Counsel for North
“Throughout her Visa tenure, Julie has provided excellent legal
leadership to a wide range of issues that affect our business
globally. Julie’s combination of sound counsel and strong business
acumen is a huge asset. She has guided our organization steadily
over the years, and we are grateful for her expertise and
leadership,” Kelly said.
Tullier joined Visa in June 2014 as Executive Vice President,
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Prior to joining Visa,
Tullier worked at PepsiCo, Inc. as Senior Vice President and Deputy
General Counsel. Previously, she was Vice President and General
Counsel for Frito-Lay. Earlier in her career, she was an associate
at Baker Botts LLP and also served as a law clerk for the Honorable
Sidney A. Fitzwater, U.S. District Court, Northern District of
Rottenberg most recently served as Deputy General Counsel and
Chief Counsel for North America. Previously, she was a partner at
Arnold & Porter, LLP, and served as a law clerk to the
Honorable Robert Beezer, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, and
the Honorable Samuel Wilson, U.S. District Court, Western District
About Visa Inc.
Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) is the world’s leader in digital payments.
Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative,
reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals,
businesses and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing
network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the
world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction
messages a second. The company’s relentless focus on innovation is
a catalyst for the rapid growth of digital commerce on any device,
for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to
digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and
scale to reshape the future of commerce. For more information,
visit About Visa, visa.com/blog and @VisaNews.
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