Nicole Ward

Nicole Ward

MEDIA CONTACT: Leader, MasterCard


Nicole joined the Worldwide Communications department at MasterCard in December 2011 after working for 10 years in the broadcast media. During her tenure, she filled several different roles, including: producer; reporter; anchor; online content generator. Sometimes putting on all four hats in one morning.
Here, Nicole is responsible for the MasterCard Minute – a monthly online update of policy-related issues. She also heads up many of MasterCard’s internal and external video stories, and recently launched the MasterCard Morning Brew – a short video segment about company news items and events.

Recent Posts


MasterCard CEO Inducted into the Payments Hall of Fame

MasterCard is proud to announce that former CEO, Bob Selander, is being inducted into the Payments Hall of Fame. Selander ran MasterCard during several important moments in the company’s history including:  the creation of the first Priceless ad in 1997; the formation of MasterCard Advisors in 2001; the transition to being a public company in 2006; and the …
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MasterCard and Syniverse team up

MasterCard and Syniverse Put Mobile Users in Control of their Data Roaming

Watch and listen to a simple demo of how Syniverse and MasterCard can help international travelers keep tabs on roaming so they don’t get hit with a giant bill., for more from MWC14.

YouTube Video: MasterCard's Ann Cairns on Importance of #MWC14

MasterCard’s Ann Cairns on Importance of #MWC14

Ann Cairns, president, International Markets, says MasterCard needs to be at #MWC14 because in the future, every mobile device will be a commerce device.

YouTube Video: MasterCard Getting Ready for Mobile World Congress

MasterCard Getting Ready for Mobile World Congress

MasterCard is going to Mobile World Congress, are you? Visit our digital press kit for the announcements we’ve already made – and bookmark this site, as we’ll keep updating it as the news continues to roll out of Barcelona. And if you plan on going, come stop by and say hi – Hall 5, at …
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Le Dolci

The Business Behind the Heart: Le Dolci Bakery

Lisa Sangueldolce, owner of Le Dolci Food Studio in Toronto, talks to MasterCard about how accepting card payments benefits her business.