Director, Business Development for Balkans, Mastercard
Nikola Mehandzic has been appointed New Business Development lead for Western Balkans in 2017, in charge of Mastercard business development in digital payments and e-commerce space and roll-out in fast growing and dynamic markets.
The scope of his work covers the development and implementation of new business initiatives, formation of partnerships with local traditional and non-traditional industry players, working with financial institutions, mobile network operators, NFC and Digital Wallet platform partners, third party processors, system integrators and a variety of industry contributors.
Mehandzic joined Mastercard in 2012 as Customer Delivery Manager where he has been responsible for project delivery with focus on digital products. Before joining Mastercard, Nikola worked for 5 years in payment processing, project management and account management in First Data, global leader in commerce enabling technology and solutions.
He holds Master’s degree in International Business and Management from the University of Belgrade and Middlesex University, UK and he is Project Management certified.