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

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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March report shows local retail sales plunged 18.5 percent year-over-year Hong Kong, 3 May 2016 –Hong Kong retail sales in March recorded their worst performance in the history of the MasterCard SpendingPulse™ Hong Kong Report. Overall retail sales in Hong Kong contracted by 18.5 percent year-on-year, reflecting the deepest decline since 2014, the latest MasterCard …
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To tweet this news, copy and paste http://news.mstr.cd/241V7Kg to your Twitter handle with the hashtag #MasterCardNZ Auckland, New Zealand –28 April, 2016 – Despite lower consumer confidence[1], Kiwis retain a willingness to prioritise holidays and spending on getting away, with 67% of New Zealanders planning to travel internationally this year, according to MasterCard’s latest research. …
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March report shows Australian total retail sales up on last year Sydney Australia, 27 April 2016 – MasterCard Advisors, a unit of MasterCard (NYSE: MA) has revealed the results of the March SpendingPulse™ report in Australia, showing total retail sales grew by 3.4 percent year-over-year. This is the 24th month of growth although its rate is …
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Tweet: International money transfers into mobile phones now available to 22mil Bangladeshis thanks to #bKash @MasterCard @WesternUnion http://news.mstr.cd/1oZDk38 Dhaka, 17 April 2016 – Today, MasterCard, Western Union, bKash, one of the world’s leading mobile financial service (MFS) providers and BRAC Bank launched a new, international remittance receiving service in Bangladesh. The new service enables bKash’s registered customers to use …
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