Birgit Deibele
Birgit Deibele

Birgit Deibele

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Birgit Deibele is Vice President, Communications for Africa at MasterCard. Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, Birgit is responsible for all external and internal communications, social media, Corporate Social Responsibility programs, and corporate events for MasterCard’s Sub-Saharan African and South African businesses.

Birgit joined MasterCard in 2014 from Tribeca Public Relations, MasterCard’s communications consultancy agency in South Africa, where she was responsible for developing and implementing 360 degree client communication strategies for numerous clients, including MasterCard, eBucks, and the FNB Whisky Live Festival, among others.

Birgit has a Bachelor of Journalism from Rhodes University.

Recent Posts

BARCELONA – March 1, 2017 – At Mobile World Congress, Mastercard announced a new solution for South African MultiChoice customers to quickly and conveniently pay their digital satellite television accounts using Masterpass, the global digital payment service from Mastercard, on their smartphones. Customers can download Masterpass from the iOS or Android app store, register, and …
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More than 900,000 ratepayers in the City of Ekurhuleni can now pay their municipal bills online with their smartphones, using Masterpass, the global digital payment service from Mastercard.

Technology That is Impacting Today’s Megacities  Making it in a megacity takes dedication, passion and skill – and with technology playing an ever greater role in the evolution of our world, Mastercard is committed to introducing smart, simple and secure digital payment solutions that will help make life easier.  We take a look at two …
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Ayanda’s Story: How Masterpass is Helping a Small Family Business to Flourish Small and medium enterprises have a big impact, contributing a third of South Africa’s GDP. Yet most of these businesses remain trapped in the cash economy. Through a local partnership with mobile commerce provider, iKhokha, Mastercard is empowering thousands of small businesses to …
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Masterpass QR – Mastercard’s latest enhancement to its Masterpass digital payment service – supports mobile-driven Person-to-Merchant payments, enabling millions of micro, small and medium enterprises to move from cash to digital payments Lagos, Nigeria, 08 September 2016: Ecobank Group has partnered with Mastercard to launch Ecobank Masterpass QR, an enhancement to the Masterpass global digital …
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For the first time in South Africa, consumers can use their smartphones to pay in-store at iKhokha retailers To tweet this news, copy and paste: iKhokha retailers now accept MasterPass at checkout in South Africa http://news.mstr.cd/1UAtAsH Johannesburg, South Africa – 3 March 2016: Shoppers can now use MasterPass, the digital commerce platform from MasterCard, to …
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MasterCard African Cities Growth Index assesses inclusive urbanization and growth potential of 74 African cities  To tweet this news, copy and paste <Maputo is ranked as Africa’s Large City with the Highest Growth Potential – #MasterCard Index #ACGI15 http://news.mstr.cd/1kWvtSQ>  Johannesburg, 2 December 2015 – Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, is the large African city with the highest …
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South Africa’s largest floral and gifting site launches dedicated MasterPass portal with R99 offers To tweet this news, copy and paste <Shoppers at @NetFlorist can now pay for R99 purchases with #MasterPass  http://news.mstr.cd/1K3mnrZ>   Johannesburg, 8 September 2015 – NetFlorist, South Africa’s largest online floral and gifting service, has partnered with MasterCard to offer customers a more seamless, …
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Shoppers given the option to make safe digital payments for parking To tweet this news, copy and paste <Shoppers at @ThePavSA can now pay for parking using #MasterPass http://news.mstr.cd/1L4LtKj>   Durban, 13 August 2015 – The 1.8 million visitors per month that visit The Pavilion in Durban, now have the option to pay for their …
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Partnership with Premier Bank sees MasterCard payment cards issued and accepted in Somalia for the first time  To tweet this news, copy and paste <Just announced – #MasterCard becomes the first international payments network to enter #Somalia http://mstr.cd/1HICZnS>  CAPE TOWN, South Africa, 3 June 2015 – At the World Economic Forum on Africa today, MasterCard …
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