Roberta Isfer
Roberta Isfer

Roberta Isfer

Director of Communications for Latin America & Caribbean

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Roberta is responsible for external corporate communications and executive communications support, focused on thought leadership and financial inclusion initiatives. She has also experience in managing internal and external communications for Mexico, Central America and the south region of Latin America – Brazil, Chile, Argentina and Peru.

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As part of an ongoing dialogue on the importance of public-private partnership to deliver on the goal of full financial access by 2020, MasterCard CEO and president Ajay Banga joined World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, UNSG Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development Queen Maxima, Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon for …
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The 2014 Global Findex Database measuring Financial Inclusion around the world reveals significant progress in expanding financial access. Between 2011 and 2014, 700 million adults worldwide became account holders. The number of unbanked adults has decreased from 2.5 to 2 billion people around the globe East Asia and Pacific region increased account ownership by 25% …
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According to the report, e-commerce grew 1.7% and drugstores and personal articles stood out as the leading sectors  To tweet this news, use the hashtag #SpendingPulse Sao Paulo, November 13h 2014 – SpendingPulse, MasterCard Advisors’ total retail sales report, shows an increase of  1.7%  in October, compared to the same period last year, reflecting the current challenging …
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MasterCard showcases MasterPass in partnership with Boticário group online retailer and with Brazilian insurance company in the auto and homeowner segments João Pedro Paro Neto – country manager for Brazil and Division President South LAC- and Sarah Quinlan – Group Head and Senior VP at MasterCard Advisors – talked about digital retailing, new products and …
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Guayaquil, Ecuador – November 4, 2014 – Of the 65 million microbusiness owners across Latin America, few have access to basic financial services.  As a result from not being part of the financial system, these viable businesses can’t take advantage of benefits such as formal credit lines, savings accounts, and access to insurances and benefits.  …
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BANSEFI, the Mexican Government Financial Institution, has selected MasterCard as its business partner to distribute social benefits to more than 6.5 million citizens who will now be able to benefit from a safer and easiest way to make their payments.  Mexico, September 18th 2014 – Today MasterCard and BANSEFI, the social bank of Mexico, announced …
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