Georgette Tan
Georgette Tan

Georgette Tan

Group Head, Communications, Asia/Pacific

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Georgette Tan is Group Head, 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

Mastercard Caixin BBD China New Economy Index Launched SHANGHAI, China – July 25, 2016 – Mastercard announced a new partnership today with the Caixin BBD China New Economy Index (NEI), as part of its contribution to supporting China’s economic development in the transition towards a “New Normal”. Together with Mastercard’s global knowledge leadership assets, the …
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Report shows growth in retail sales across three major sectors Sydney, 7 July 2016 – Findings from the latest SpendingPulse™ report, released today by MasterCard Advisors, a unit of MasterCard (NYSE: MA), show total Australian retail sales grew by 3.7% year-on-year in May. The increase driven by spending in clothing, household goods and department stores sectors. The …
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Signature education program will benefit 30,000 young girls in classrooms across China Tweet: #MasterCard brings signature Girls4Tech™ to 30,000 young girls in China in partnership with #NFTE and #BeBetter http://news.mstr.cd/29ebTO9 China, 5 July 2016 – MasterCard today announced an agreement with Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) and Shanghai Be Better Education (Be Better) to bring the Girls4Tech™ …
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Recognition of the Strategic Importance of the Market by Deployment of Industry Veterans NEWS: #MasterCard Announces New Management for #China http://news.mstr.cd/29gt6bc Singapore, 1 July 2016 – MasterCard today announced the appointment of four senior executives in China, to lead MasterCard forward in one of the company’s most significant and the world’s largest markets. In gathering an increasing …
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Sydney, 22 June 2016 – MasterCard estimates that in 2016, 20.1 million international travellers will spend 327.1 million nights in Oceania, the most popular destination being Sydney with a projected 3.7 million visitors, followed by Brisbane with 2.7 million and Melbourne with 2.6 million. According to the MasterCard Asia Pacific Destinations Index, the Australian cities …
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The republic is the only market out of 17 in the region that showed overall improvement in money management, financial planning and investment Singapore, 9 June 2016 – Consumers in Singapore have achieved significant progress in financial literacy, compared to their counterparts in the region. According to the MasterCard Index of Financial Literacy (2015), Singapore secured …
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Overall financial literacy score hits a record low in MasterCard’s latest Financial Literacy Index Tweet: Progress towards financial wellbeing stagnant across #AsiaPacific – MasterCard #FinancialLiteracy Index http://news.mstr.cd/1Up4NnB Singapore, 9 June 2016 – Progress towards financial wellbeing is stagnant in the majority of the Asia Pacific markets with the overall literacy score retreating by 1 point to …
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Sydney, Tuesday June 7 2016 – MasterCard today announced the appointment of Richard Wormald to the role of Division President, Australasia effective September 1, 2016.  This appointment comes as Eddie Grobler joins the leadership team in global Core Products for MasterCard, becoming Executive Vice President for Strategic Projects, based in London. Mr Grobler joined MasterCard …
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Local retail sales contracted by 5.7 percent year-on-year in April Hong Kong, May 30, 2016 – Retail performance in Hong Kong continued to contract in April as retail sales declined by 5.7 percent year-on-year, the latest MasterCard SpendingPulse™ Hong Kong Report revealed. While there was a spending boost due to the Labor Day Golden Week, …
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Tokyo, Japan, 27 May 2016 – MasterCard Advisors, a unit of MasterCard (NYSE: MA) today revealed the results of the April SpendingPulse™ macro-economic report tracking national retail sales in Japan. According to the report, Japan retail sales fell by 4.0 percent month-to-month, but saw a 1.2 percent year-over-year growth. Good weather improved year-over-year sales as …
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