Mark Strathern, Director of e-Commerce Asia Pacific, Western Union
Mark Strathern is currently the Director of e-Commerce at Western Union for Asia Pacific, a position he has held since 2012. In this role, he is responsible for the growth and development of the company's digital platforms to provide consumers with innovative money transfer solutions.
Mark joined Western Union as the Director of Market Development for Asia Pacific in 2004 and in 2009 was appointed Regional Director of New Zealand and the Pacific. Later in 2009, he became Regional Director of Digital Ventures division, where he was responsible for the organisation's electronic channel development and operations throughout the Philippines, Thailand, Indochina and Oceania.
Prior to joining Western Union, Mark held multiple leadership roles at AMP Banking and other financial institutions supporting business operations across Australia, the United Kingdom and New Zealand.
Mark has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry and has a strong background in e-commerce, mobile, digital payments and international business. He holds a Certificate of Business Administration from the University of New England and a Bachelor degree in Commerce from the University of Auckland.