Amazon Payment Services MENA recently announced the appointment of Peter George as the new Managing Director. In this critical role, Peter will lead the team in a period of ambitious expansion for APS in the MENA region by developing partnerships,
enter new markets and enable the digitization of businesses in all sectors of the economy by reimagining payments in the digital sphere.
An Amazon veteran for 10 years and an early employee of the Amazon India team, Peter is a proven leader with a passion for building the future of digital commerce, with a solid background in business development. , operations, execution and growth, and a demonstrated ability to operate in a rapidly evolving, emerging business.
A proven leader passionate about building the future of digital commerce, Peter brings to this role over 20 years of digital services experience, with a solid track record in business development, operations, execution and growth, and a demonstrated ability to operate in a fast growing emerging business.
Peter started his career at Amazon as one of the first employees of the Amazon India team. He started in 2011 as the Business Development Team Leader for Junglee.com, Amazon’s first foray into India. In 2013, Peter was part of the Marketplace team that launched Amazon.in as a leading third-party sales partner across India. In 2017, Peter then launched Amazon Business (AB IN), Amazon’s B2B business in India, which has since grown into the country’s largest B2B marketplace, with over 17 million listings and more than two million Indian companies enlisted as customers and buyers. on Amazon.
Prior to Amazon, Peter had 10 years of experience with leading technology companies in India including Microsoft (Product Marketing – MS Office), Nokia (Sales, Brand Marketing) and Britannia Industries. Peter received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Manipal Institute of Technology, India, and a postgraduate degree in Marketing Management from the Asian Institute of Management, Manila.