Karen Farrar is a seasoned financial services executive and currently serves as the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) for the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) region at Zip Co. With a wealth of experience in the industry, she has held key positions in major corporations, contributing significantly to their success.
Before joining Zip Co, Karen played a pivotal role as the Senior Director of Client Relationships at Visa, where she showcased her expertise in fostering strategic alliances and driving key agendas for specific partnerships across various distribution channels.
Karen is renowned for her commercially focused approach as a business partner, with a reputation built on expert relationship credentials. She has been a driving force in building and sustaining equity in relationships, leading high-performing product, marketing, and sales teams to deliver long-term value gains for the organisations she has been associated with.
In addition to her corporate contributions, Karen is a respected member of the Women In Payments Board and represented Visa in 2020. Her commitment to advancing the payments industry and her strategic insights have made her a valuable asset in the financial services sector. Karen Farrar continues to be a trailblazer, contributing to the growth and success of the organisations she serves.