Peter Raj Kapoor
Peter Raj Kapoor is an entrepruener , having established a number of very successful companies in luxury lifestyle , Payment services as well as diversified in high end building construction materials across Asia ,Pacific , Australia and in India .
He has over 25 years of Management, Marketing and Sales Experience with P&L responsibility across large geographies within the Asia Pacific Region as well as managing multi functional teams.
Prior to 2010, Peter was the Vice President & General Manager for Global Merchant Services at American Express International.In this role, which he held since June 2003, Peter was responsible for the merchant business in Asia based in Singapore overseeing Sales, Marketing and Operations as well as providing strategic direction. Through the introduction of a series of innovative initiatives and strategic partnerships , Peter significantly grew American Express share in several Asian markets. .In addition he was also the Strategic Head for Merchant Sales for Japan , Asia and Australia from 2007-2009. Prior to 2003, Peter was the Head of the Merchant Business in India . Peter has been associated with American Express for over 20 years and is well known within the Card Industry across the Asia-Pac 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. Peter Kapoor is currently based in Chennai and married to (late)Mrs Shanthini Kapoor I.A.S , Secretary to The Government of Tamilnadu .They have one daughter Sanjana .