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

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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Melbourne, 23 November, 2016 – Women in Payments together with Mastercard today recognised exceptional talent in the payments industry at the Women in Payments symposium in Melbourne. The inaugural Australian Women in Payments Awards were today presented to three outstanding female payments professionals for their leadership, innovation and commitment to strengthening the payments industry, and more broadly, …
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Labor input indicator declined slightly, while technology input indicator rose Shanghai – November 9, 2016 – The Mastercard Caixin BBD China New Economy Index (NEI) for October dipped to 29.2 along with a fall in capital input, which indicates the New Economy accounted for 29.2 percent of the overall economic input in October. This figure …
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Australian Consumer Spending Grows by 3.1% year-on year Sydney Australia, 7 November 2016 – According to the latest SpendingPulse™ report, released today by Mastercard Advisors, a unit of Mastercard (NYSE: MA), total Australian retail sales grew by 3.1 percent year-on-year in September, partially influenced by Father’s Day spending at the beginning of the month. The report shows …
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SINGAPORE, October 31, 2016: Singapore Committee for UN Women and Mastercard announced today the finalists of this year’s Project Inspire: 5 Minutes to Change the World campaign. The competition, now in its sixth year, attracted over 270 submissions from the region working on women’s and girls’ safety and security. “The theme of safety and security …
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Tweet: New Zealand ranks first for conditions for #womenentrepreneurs to prosper news.mstr.cd/2etbwmo Wellington – October 27 2016 – New Zealand’s RAW Entrepreneurship Model, created to break the inter-generational cycle of violence and crime through helping women offenders on release build new lives for themselves and their children, has been announced as a semifinalist in this year’s …
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Jakarta, 26 October 2016 – Mastercard, Palang Merah Indonesia, and the American Red Cross have launched a pilot program to use Mastercard Send  to distribute funds digitally to families in Indonesia via their mobile phones. Families could use the funds to purchase water and other items during the drought season. The partnership marks the first expansion of Mastercard Send …
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Strategic partnership will launch a fund that supports female-run startups, financial inclusion programs and business skills training in the world’s most populous nation Beijing, 20 October 2016 – Mastercard today announced a strategic partnership with China Women’s Development Foundation (CWDF) that will see the company take financial inclusion to new heights in the world’s most populous nation. …
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Capital input recovers, labor index rebounds and technical input remains stable with a slight decline Shanghai – October 12, 2016 – The Mastercard Caixin BBD China New Economy Index (NEI) for September stood at 30.1, according to the data published recently. The figure means that the New Economy accounted for 30.1% of China’s overall economic …
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