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.
Women from Asia Pacific’s Emerging and Developed Markets Reveal Surprisingly Different Levels of Well-Being
To tweet this news, copy and paste http://bit.ly/1cBfzlW to your Twitter handle with the hashtag #MasterCard #WellBeingIndex Singapore, 6 March 2014 – Women in Asia Pacific’s emerging markets tend to have more positive views of their own well-being when compared to their developed counterparts, according to the inaugural MasterCard Index of Well-Being being launched today. The …
MasterCard names Hong Kong its latest Priceless City; delighting and surprising cardholders with exclusive experiences and access to the very best that the city has to offer Tweet: #MasterCard launches #PricelessHongKong to celebrate the best of the city http://bit.ly/1hsQoVD Hong Kong, 26 February 2014 – Hong Kong is a city that never sleeps. Yet beyond …
MasterCard Online Shopping Survey Unveils Insights about Online Shopping Habits Across 14 Markets in the Region Tweet: Consumers from #China are most avid online and smartphone shoppers in #AsiaPacific: #MasterCard #OnlineShopping Research http://bit.ly/1fo8ieS Singapore, 26 February 2014 – Even as online shopping continues to grow, more consumers are opting for the convenience of shopping on …
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MasterCard and SEWA are empowering more than 7,000 women farmers in India with a new tools & equipment library. Full story at: bit.ly/1mO5k4V Download image from Flickr.