Jazz, Pakistan’s main digital operator (a part of VEON Group NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), broadcasts the appointment of Atyab Tahir because the CEO of JazzCash efficient Might 1 2022.
Atyab, presently serving as Nation Supervisor MasterCard Pakistan & Afghanistan, has over 20 years of worldwide expertise in banking and consulting. Atyab has additionally held senior positions at Constancy Investments, HBL, Telenor Financial institution and easypaisa. He holds a BA from Dartmouth Faculty and an MBA from Babson Faculty.
Commenting on Atyab’s appointment Aamir Ibrahim, CEO, Jazz mentioned: “Whereas cellphones and fee options have accelerated monetary inclusion within the nation, a good portion of Pakistan’s grownup inhabitants stay unbanked. I’m assured that below Atyab’s dynamic management JazzCash will assist increase monetary inclusion throughout the board by way of progressive and customer-centric merchandise.”
“JazzCash is on the forefront of Pakistan’s digital revolution processing greater than 5 million transactions day-after-day and accounting for nearly 7% of Pakistan’s GDP. Our intention is to construct a world-class fintech serving each single Pakistani, from youth, SMEs, freelancers, with a really robust deal with the unbanked and the underbanked. I look ahead to becoming a member of the Jazz household and collaborating with our companions within the telecommunications and monetary providers sector to unlock the true potential of Digital Pakistan.” mentioned Atyab.
A division of Jazz, JazzCash has grown quickly to turn into a frontrunner within the nation’s market for digital monetary providers. As proven in VEON Group’s FY21 outcomes that have been launched on 28 February 2022, JazzCash has 15.2 million month-to-month lively customers (+24.9% YoY) and 130,800 month-to-month lively retailers (up by 2.three instances YoY).