Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) appointed Graham Macmillan as President of the Visa Foundation, effective June 24.
In this role, Macmillan will develop and execute the Foundation’s impact investing and grantmaking strategy in support of its mission to help low-income and financially-underserved micro and small businesses around the world.
He will also oversee all of the Foundation’s activities addressing broader community needs and humanitarian crisis response.
Mr. Macmillan brings 20 years of experience leading purpose-driven work in the private and public sector with global institutions.
He joins Visa from the Ford Foundation, where he was the Senior Program Officer for Mission Investments responsible for impact investment initiatives, a global philanthropic investment portfolio, and programmatic strategy.
Prior to the Ford Foundation, Mr. Macmillan was Director of Corporate Citizen Partnerships at Citi, partnering with business units to build Citi’s reputation and contributions to economic progress.
He takes over for Douglas Sabo, who served as the Foundation’s Founding President and continues as Visa Inc.’s Global Head of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability.
Mr. Macmillan currently serves on the board of directors of Village Capital and ROC USA. Previously, he was a member of the executive committee of the Aspen Network for Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) and a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.