FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) Chief Executive Officer Charles Scharf today
released the following statement regarding his appointment by President
Obama to the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for
“I am honored to be appointed by the President and grateful for the
opportunity to serve on the President’s Advisory Council on Financial
Capability for Young Americans. As a father of two, I feel a personal
commitment to the issue of ensuring our nation’s children have the
knowledge and skills they need to be financially successful.
“Building the financial capability of young Americans is critically
important to ensuring a vibrant, expanding economy and a financially
secure nation. Fueling economic growth is at the core of what Visa does
every day and it’s why championing greater financial literacy is in our
DNA. Our deep commitment to financial capability is rooted in this
belief. For more than 15 years we’ve been helping parents and teachers
bring personal finance education to millions of American students.
“I look forward to working with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, Education
Secretary Arne Duncan, Council Chair John Rogers and my colleagues on
the Council to achieve real progress advancing financial capability for
Source: Visa Inc.