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

Tweet: NZ loves spending this #ValentinesDay #Mastercard http://news.mstr.cd/2la4SF2 Wellington – February 14, 2017 – Kiwi men are planning to spend a third more on their partners than women, according to Mastercard’s latest Consumer Purchasing Priorities Survey on Valentine’s Day. Men will spend on average $157, compared to $103 for women, and over a third of people …
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Tweet: APAC celebrates love w a bite as half of consumers plan to spend #ValentinesDay dining out w loved ones #Mastercard http://news.mstr.cd/2l0bXI6  Singapore – February 13, 2017 – It’s going to be a busy Valentine’s Day. According to the latest Mastercard Consumer Purchasing Priorities Survey, half of people across Asia Pacific plan on marking the day …
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SINGAPORE, 9 February 2017 – According to the second edition of the Mastercard Girls in Tech research, the study and subsequent pursuit of a career in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields is not only satisfying but an opportunity which enables graduates to land that first job quickly. Among first jobbers who graduated with …
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SINGAPORE – 24 January 2017 – According to the Future of Outbound Travel in Asia Pacific (2016 to 2021) report by Mastercard, outbound travelers from Emerging Asia Pacific [1]currently outnumber those from Developed Asia Pacific[2] by one and a half times. Furthermore, this figure is poised to grow more than twice as fast over the …
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The Mastercard Future of Outbound Travel in Asia Pacific Report presents an update of Asia Pacific’s regional outlook of outbound travel from 2016 to 2021 at various household income ranges combined with a five-year forecast of household growth.  

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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