Georgette Tan
Georgette Tan

Georgette Tan

Senior Vice President, Communications, Asia Pacific

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Georgette Tan is Senior Vice President, Communications for the Asia Pacific region at Mastercard. In this role, she is responsible for external and internal communications and corporate social responsibility throughout this region. Ms. Tan has worked to establish Mastercard as a thought leader by leading the development and promotion of Mastercard’s suite of research properties which serve as a benchmark for a myriad of economic, industry and consumer trends. In 2005, she helped launch an index that specifically measures women’s socio-economic advancement in the region.

Ms. Tan joined Mastercard in 2000. Over the years, she has driven numerous education and development programs to help empower women and children across the region. She was instrumental in launching Mastercard Purchase with Purpose™, a transactional philanthropy platform that provides Mastercard cardholders the opportunity to make a difference in the community. Prior to joining Mastercard, Ms. Tan worked at CNBC Asia, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and the Singapore Tourist Promotion Board.

Ms. Tan currently serves on the Executive Committee of the National Committee for UN Women Singapore where she is co-founder for the award-winning Project Inspire initiative.

Ms. Tan is a graduate of the National University of Singapore. She is based in Singapore.

Email: georgette.tan@mastercard.com
Phone: +65-6390-5871

Recent Posts

Singapore, 16 January 2017 – India tops the Mastercard Index of Consumer Confidence (H2 2016) as the most optimistic market in Asia Pacific, with Myanmar, Vietnam, Philippines and Bangladesh rounding off the top five. Overall, consumer confidence in Asia Pacific continues to hold steady, showing stability (within +/- 5 points from the last survey) in …
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New Delhi, 16th January, 2017 – Consumers in India remain extremely optimistic in their outlook for the next six months, according to the Mastercard Index™ of Consumer Confidence (H2 2016) released today. India tops the Asia Pacific region as the most optimistic market despite recording a slight dip of 2.4 points in overall consumer confidence to …
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Protect-on-the-Go!

December 19, 2016 16:30 | Insights & Research

Have you mapped out your travel plans for the year? So have many around the world. According to the 2016 Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index, travel to Southeast Asian countries, especially to Bangkok, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, is on the rise. Projected to receive 21.47 million international overnight visitors in 2016, Bangkok itself is a …
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As the holidays approach, many of us find ourselves in the familiar flurry of vacation preparation. Booking trips, reserving rooms and planning itineraries are part of the excitement of traveling. For those of us in Southeast Asia, a great trip also includes lots of shopping. Ranked behind sightseeing as the second most popular vacation activity …
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To tweet this news, copy and paste http://news.mstr.cd/2gJtPoa to your Twitter handle with the hashtag #MastercardNZ Auckland, New Zealand – December 15, 2016 – Local retailers are benefiting from last minute Christmas shoppers as Kiwis leave their shopping late, according to new Mastercard research. Mastercard New Zealand’s annual research on Christmas shopping trends has revealed that for …
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Capital input indicator increases slightly, while the labor input indicator declines to lowest point Shanghai – December 13, 2016 – The latest Mastercard Caixin BBD China New Economy Index (NEI), jointly published by Mastercard and Caixin Media, has shown a moderate improvement in its November reading. According to data jointly released by Caixin Insight Group …
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Mastercard underlines commitment to China, announces China World Card ambassador and new “True Love Priceless Causes” program Beijing – December 8, 2016 – Mastercard celebrated 50 years since its establishment, and 30 years in China today with a gala dinner at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The celebration gathered representatives from leading …
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Mastercard’s US$15,000 donation will fund scholarships for 200 female foreign domestic workers to enroll in Aidha’s courses, ranging from financial literacy to computer literacy and business management programmes Singapore, 8 December 2016 – In line with its commitment towards empowering women and providing opportunities for their advancement, Mastercard has announced a US$15,000 donation in support …
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To tweet this news, copy and paste http://news.mstr.cd/2gIoQkR to your Twitter handle with the hashtag #MastercardNZ Auckland, New Zealand – December 1, 2016 – As the festive season approaches, new Mastercard research has revealed almost one third (31%) of New Zealanders feel more financially stressed this Christmas than in previous years. The Mastercard commissioned consumer …
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SINGAPORE — 24 November, 2016: Three groups of young social entrepreneurs were awarded at the Project Inspire 2016: 5 Minutes to Change the World Grand Finals at the Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development in Singapore. Applicants aged 18 to 35 were asked to submit a sustainable idea to improve the lives of women and …
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