Georgette Tan
Georgette Tan

Georgette Tan

Senior Vice President, Communications, Asia Pacific

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Georgette Tan is Senior Vice President, Communications for the Asia Pacific 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.

Email: georgette.tan@mastercard.com
Phone: +65-6390-5871

Recent Posts

Sydney, November 21, 2017 – Women in Payments together with Mastercard today recognized exceptionally talented women in the payments industry at the second annual Women in Payments Symposium in Sydney. The awards were presented to outstanding payments professionals, with recipients commended for their leadership, innovation and commitment to strengthening the industry, and more broadly FinTech …
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Colombo, November 21, 2017 – Mastercard and Educate Lanka presented the first batch of Mastercard sponsored scholarships to educate female students from socioeconomically marginalized backgrounds at a ceremony held recently in Kandy. Mastercard had partnered with Educate Lanka earlier this year to initiate the scholarship program, as a part of its “Doing Well and Doing Good” …
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Local retail sales recorded 1.5 percent year-on-year growth in September Hong Kong, October 26, 2017 – Growth in Hong Kong retail sales remained positive in September, up 1.5 percent year-on-year, according to the latest Mastercard SpendingPulse™ Hong Kong Report. Sales recovered from the impact of typhoons in September and were boosted by the launch of …
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To tweet this news, copy and paste http://mstr.cd/2gB200f to your Twitter handle with the hashtag #MastercardNZ Auckland, New Zealand – 26 October, 2017 – Kiwis are treating themselves during the colder months, with 95% of New Zealanders dining out in the past six months, according to the latest research from Mastercard. Mastercard surveyed nearly 500 …
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Revealed: How the world’s poorest people face a bill of US$321 for beans over rice Singapore – October 16, 2017 – The cost of a plate of food in the world’s poorest countries can reach hundreds of US dollars in purchasing power equivalent, new research from the World Food Programme and Mastercard has shown. The …
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Funding the next generation of female entrepreneurs in Indonesia through INSPERA initiative Singapore, 2 October 2017 – Mastercard has pledged a US$50,000 donation to leading Indonesian telecommunication and information service provider, Indosat Ooredoo, in support of INSPERA (Inspirasi Perempuan Indonesia or Inspiration for Indonesian Women), an initiative focused on empowering Indonesia’s rural ‘womenpreneurs’. The donation reinforces …
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Chennai ranks among the top 10 destinations in Asia Pacific in terms of overnight visitor arrival New Delhi, September 27, 2017: Travel and tourism in India is on an upswing as six Indian cities make it to the leading 100 destinations globally, according to the Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index 2017. The six cities include …
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New Zealand – September 27, 2017 – Asia Pacific is an increasingly popular region for travel, according to the Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index (GDCI) 2017. Asia Pacific destinations made up five of the top 10 in the annual survey which ranks the world’s 132 top destination cities – with Bangkok in Thailand taking out …
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To tweet this news, copy and paste http://news.mstr.cd/2yi2FL5 to your Twitter handle with the hashtag #GDCI17 SINGAPORE – September 26, 2017 –Travel and tourism in Asia Pacific is showing no signs of slowing down, with the region dominating visitor arrivals once again, according to the Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index 2017, released today. The proof …
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TWEET: #AsiaPacific’s emerging mrkts r outpacing more developed ones in #mobileshopping: Latest #Mastercard survey reveals http://news.mstr.cd/2jIuCcs Singapore – 20 September 2017 – Mobile shopping growth is dialing up in Asia Pacific’s emerging markets, outpacing their more developed counterparts, according to the latest Mastercard Mobile Shopping Survey. Consumers in the Philippines (53.5 percent) and Malaysia (55.6 …
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