Peter Raj Kapoor was till December 2009 the Vice President & General Manager ASEAN & South East Asia for Global Merchant Services at American Express International. He was also the Regional Head for Merchant Sales for Japan , Asia and Australia.
In this role, which he held since June 2003, Mr Kapoor was responsible for growing a profitable merchant business in Singapore, India, Thailand and across rest of ASEAN overseeing Sales, Marketing and Operations as well as providing strategic direction and focus to strengthen Amex merchant coverage and position in the Japan, Asia Pacific and Australia region. Through the introduction of a series of innovative initiatives and strategic partnerships , Mr Kapoor significantly grew American Express market share in several of these countries. Prior to 2003, Mr Kapoor was the Director and Head of the Merchant Business for India and Area Countries since 1997.
Mr Kapoor has been associated with American Express for over 20 years and is well known within the Card Industry in India and across the region. He has a Bachelor in Pharmacy and a Post-Graduate degree in Management from Loyola Institute of Business Administration and the University of Chennai, India. Mr Kapoor is married with one daughter; he enjoys travelling and trekking.