Adam Keal
Adam Keal

Adam Keal


Adam Keal is a Business Leader in the UK & Ireland Communications team. He can be contacted on +44 207 557 5182 or adam_keal@mastercard.com

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South African trials demonstrates convenience and security JOHANNESBURG AND PURCHASE, N.Y. – April 20, 2017 – Mastercard today unveiled the next generation biometric card, combining chip technology with fingerprints to conveniently and safely cardholder’s identity for in-store purchases. South Africa is the first market to test the evolved technology, with two separate trails recently concluded …
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AI platform engages consumers with a secure checkout experience PURCHASE, N.Y. and SAN JOSE, Calif. – April 18, 2017 – Today at the Facebook Developer Conference, Mastercard announced Masterpass-enabled bots to drive more seamless shopping on Facebook Messenger with Subway, FreshDirect, and The Cheesecake Factory. The bots use artificial intelligence (AI) technology to enable consumers …
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Industry and consumers to benefit from more choice and greater innovation in payments PURCHASE, NY –  April 11, 2017 – Mastercard today commented on the UK’s Competition & Markets Authority’s decision that clears the way for the completion of the company’s planned acquisition of VocaLink Holdings Limited. The CMA gave final approval for the proposed …
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AI dominates new wave of Start Path Global businesses as applications open for summer intake To tweet this news, copy and paste: NEWS: @MAStartPath expands globally in its search for innovative #startups LONDON – April 10, 2017 –Mastercard has welcomed five new startups to its Start Path Global programme – the company’s global initiative to …
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Latest Mastercard technology will help referees’ collect fines from footballing fouls LONDON – April 1st, 2017 – An innovative new development will see referees’ red and yellow cards installed with contactless payment technology – allowing players to pay their fines on the pitch – thanks to Mastercard. The move comes as local football associations revealed …
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Ground breaking new guidelines layout best practice for the financial industry to engage and include the next generation Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 30 March 2017 – Today, Child & Youth Finance International (CYFI) and Mastercard are launching a groundbreaking guide on banking and payment products for minors. Unique in its approach, the ‘Safer Payment Products for …
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Italian goalkeeping hero Gianluigi Buffon gave some of his young fans the surprise of a lifetime when he visited a football coaching session for schoolchildren recently. As part of his role as a Mastercard Champions League Ambassador, Buffon dropped in on the kids at a training camp in Turin as a Priceless Surprise. The children …
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Offering an easy, secure and private way to pay Dublin, Ireland — March 7, 2017 — Mastercard customers in Ireland can, from today, use Apple Pay, which provides an easy, secure and private way to pay that’s fast and convenient. Mastercard is working with KBC, Ulster Bank and Boon (Wirecard) to enable customers to use their Mastercard credit, debit or prepaid …
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February 13, 2017 – Mastercard data has revealed that spending on loved ones for Valentine’s Day has increased by 49% since 2014. And whilst the majority of present purchases still happen in person, romantic gestures are becoming increasingly digital – with a 37% increase in the number of e-commerce transactions from Valentine’s Day 2014 to …
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London, 30th January 2017 – Mastercard is grateful that the Court has found in its favour with respect to the significant issues being heard in this case. The Court recognised the immense benefits that retailers derive from our payment system.  In rejecting the retailers’ claims, it found that Mastercard’s interchange fees did not restrict competition …
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