Our Executives

Driss Belemlih
Executive Vice President, Customer Delivery Lead, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa

Driss Belemlih is the Executive Vice President of Customer Delivery Lead for Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (EEMEA) at Mastercard. 

Since joining Mastercard in 2001, Driss has been responsible for leading a number of functions, including customer delivery in Middle East and North Africa, franchise development across South Asia, Middle East and Africa, and consumer products development  in Middle East Africa.

In addition, he has been instrumental in driving Mastercard’s new consumers strategy, which focuses on bringing millions of new customers onto Mastercard’s network with solutions that help the underserved consumers across the MEA region gain access to mainstream financial services.

With more than 21 years of payment cards experience, Driss brings extensive knowledge of transaction processing, ecosystem build, payment industry rules and compliance, product development and management, project management, product innovation, and budget management. He has also been involved in customer host certifications, project management, rules and compliance, and risk management.

Driss holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Florida, USA.