MEDIA CONTACT: Group Head, Communications, Asia/Pacific
Georgette Tan is Group Head, Communications for the Asia/Pacific, Middle East & Africa 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.
Earlier this month, the top tippers across Asia Pacific were unveiled in the findings of a MasterCard survey which looked at how people tip across Asia Pacific. Top of the list, 8 in 10 Thai diners said they usually leave a gratuity behind after a hearty meal. On the other end of the spectrum, the survey showed …
MasterCard president and CEO, Ajay Banga, delivered a speech on financial inclusion at the China Development Forum held in Beijing. This is the fourth year that MasterCard’s top executive has attended the forum at which China’s top policymakers, scholars and over 500 global leaders share insights on the country’s economic and social development. To learn …
MasterCard President and CEO Ajay Banga was interviewed by leading Chinese news portal Sina.com about financial inclusion at the China Development Forum 2014. Learn more and read the news brief.
MasterCard President and CEO Ajay Banga and Dr. Lu Mai, Secretary General of China Development Research Foundation at the China Development Forum 2014 in Beijing. Read related news brief.
To tweet this news copy and paste http://mstr.cd/Q6Fai9 to your Twitter handle with #MasterCard Hong Kong, 24 March 2014 – MasterCard today announced that it has appointed Anna Yip as head of Hong Kong and Macau. Based in Hong Kong, Ms. Yip will take responsibility for the overall performance of MasterCard across the two markets. Ms. Yip brings …