Mateo Lleras
Mateo Lleras

Mateo Lleras

Vice President, LAC Communications


Mateo Lleras leads external and internal communications for the GeoCentral Division in Latin America. Mateo joined MasterCard from from JetBlue Airways in New York, where he managed communications for the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean. Mateo has more than ten years’ experience in communications, spending most of his career at top public relations agencies in his native Colombia. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and a Minor in Monetary and Financial Macroeconomics.

Recent Posts

Colombia leads the integration of electronic payments in transportation systems in Latin America, thanks to the implementation of MasterCard technology in several cities. Today Colombians can access mass transportation systems such as the SITP in Bogota, Mío in Cali, TransMetro in Barranquilla and more recently, the Medellin Metro through their banking cards. “Electronic payments offer …
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plazez, the mobile app that streamlines electronic orders and payments in any store in a safe, fast and efficient manner, is one-of-a-kind in Colombia. Developed by MasterCard Labs, this new payment method aims to eliminate lines and congestion in stores. The launch will take place in the third edition of a local event called “Zona …
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Today, Recaudo Bogotá S.A.S, Bancolombia and MasterCard have announced the inclusion of electronic payments to promote and facilitate access to Bogotá’s Integrated Public Transit System (SITP). To this end, Bancolombia will be issuing Maestro debit cards with a transit functionality. The implementation of electronic payments will make the transit systems more convenient and efficient, with …
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MasterCard and Movistar announced the launch of “Tu Dinero Movil“ (Your Mobile Money), the first mobile money service in Peru. This solution was developed by both companies to enable financial inclusion for the more than 16 million Movistar users across country. Customers will be able to access an electronic account that will link their telephone …
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