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

A 7.8 percent dip in retail sales year-on-year was recorded in July Hong Kong, August 26, 2016 – Local retail sales contracted by 7.8 percent year-on-year in July according to the latest Mastercard SpendingPulse™ Hong Kong Report.  While retail sales growth remained negative, some improvements were seen amongst individual sectors. Most individual sectors  recovered during …
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Singapore, 24 August 2016 — From October to December 2016, guests at COMO Hotels and Resorts’ 13 hotels across Asia, Australia, Europe, America and the Caribbean can make a lasting difference to local communities simply by using a Mastercard to settle their hotel bills. Every Mastercard transaction at COMO means a US$25 donation through Mastercard’s …
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Tweet: #APAC’s developed mkts provide better supporting conditions for #womenentrepreneurs 2 prosper than emerging mkts http://news.mstr.cd/2b0h4m8 Singapore, 18 August 2016 – Developed economies in Asia Pacific provide better supporting conditions for their women entrepreneurs to prosper – such as high opportunity to attain advanced knowledge assets and access to mainstream financial services – compared to emerging markets, according …
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Indonesia registers biggest decline, followed by Hong Kong and Singapore Singapore, August 17, 2016 – Consumer confidence across the Asia Pacific remained relatively stable despite global economic uncertainty, according to the latest Mastercard Index™ of Consumer Confidence (H1 2016). However, significant fluctuations were reported in individual markets, with Singapore, Hong Kong and Indonesia posting the …
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Sydney, 15 August 2016 – The confidence of Australian consumers has stalled according to Mastercard’s Consumer Confidence Index, taking a small dip of 0.2 points since the second half of 2015 to 42.2[1]. Despite the dent, this was 2.7 points higher than in the first half of 2015, and 0.9 points above the average level of …
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Following debut, program to expand through partnership with Singapore Committee for UN Women More than 4,000 girls in Singapore will participate in signature STEM curriculum Singapore, 12 August 2016 – Mastercard debuts its signature Girls4Tech™ program in Singapore today, as part of a global rollout. The hands-on, inquiry-based program connects the foundations of the Mastercard …
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To tweet this news, copy and paste http://news.mstr.cd/2b1OW44 to your Twitter handle with the hashtag #Mastercard and #ConsumerConfidence Singapore, 11 August 2016 – Overall consumer confidence in Asia Pacific holds steady, showing stability in nine of the 17 markets, according to the Mastercard Index™ of Consumer Confidence (H1 2016) released today. With a negligible increase …
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Singapore, 8 August 2016 – In August and September, customers of the Club 21 group of companies will be to support the nation’s para-athletes. Through Mastercard’s Purchase with Purpose™ initiative, the Club 21 group of companies, including luxury fashion retailer Club 21, organic retailer SuperNature and fine food and wine distributor Culina, are partnering with …
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More than 300 girls in India, Singapore and Australia will participate in signature STEM curriculum Singapore, 3 August 2016 – As part of a worldwide rollout, Mastercard will bring its signature Girls4Tech™ program back to India in August (Pune on 5 August and Vadodara on 9 August), followed by a debut in Singapore (12 August) …
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Local retail sales recorded a drop of 5.1 percent year-on-year in June Hong Kong, August 1, 2016 – Local retail sales in June contracted by 5.1 percent year-on-year according to the latest Mastercard SpendingPulse™ Hong Kong Report. While the Tuen Ng Festival in the first half of June helped retail sales, poor weather dampened its …
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