Rupert Keeley is the General Manager for PayPal’s businesses in Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA), a Senior Vice President of eBay Inc. and Chief Executive Officer of the PayPal Europe bank. Based in Luxembourg, Rupert has responsibility for leading the development of PayPal’s business across the region to capitalize on the rapid growth in commerce conducted over the Internet, mobile channels and increasingly in the offline world.
Rupert has more than 30 years of banking and payments experience and was formerly Visa Inc’s Group Executive and President of the Asia Pacific and CEMEA regions, and a Section 16 Officer of the company. In his 11-year career with Visa, he held a number of management roles including President of Asia Pacific and Global Head of Strategy and Corporate Development. Prior to joining Visa in 1999, Keeley held a number of senior management positions with Standard Chartered plc based in London, Singapore and the Middle East. He started his career at Girobank plc in London.
Keeley holds an MBA in Marketing from the City University Business School, London and a B.Sc. (Hons) in Management Sciences from the University of Manchester, England.