New Delhi, November 30, 2017 – Mastercard, a leading payments and technology company today announced the appointment of Manasi Narasimhan as the Vice-President, Marketing and Communications.

In her new role, Manasi will be responsible for implementing Mastercard’s Marketing & Communications strategy for South Asia region. She will work closely with key regional and global teams to deliver core business values and brand awareness for Mastercard. She will also oversee the development of strategies and campaigns for Mastercard’s advertising, sponsorships, promotions, as well as digital and consumer marketing initiatives across South Asia.

With her career spanning across 16 years, Manasi has worked across sectors like the consumer goods companies, media and overall corporate marketing.  Passionate about delivering results and developing impactful campaigns, Manasi has specific interest in marketing including media partnerships, content creation and cross media experiential activation.

“Manasi brings a wealth of consumer marketing experience to Mastercard, and I am pleased to announce her appointment as head of Marketing & Communications in South Asia,” said Porush Singh, Country Corporate Officer, India & Division President, South Asia, Mastercard. “Given her extensive experience and stellar track record in leading transformational campaigns, Manasi is well-placed to drive the growth of the Mastercard brand.”

Manasi joins from Godrej Industries where she served as the Vice President, Strategic Marketing Group for Godrej Industries for over four years. During her stint at Godrej Industries, she was part of leading marketing initiatives by Godrej including the ad campaign with Aamir Khan. She was also part of the Masterbrand campaign that emphasized the use of mobile and received global applauses including the Emvies award.

A postgraduate in marketing from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, Manasi lives in Mumbai with her husband & two kids. During her free time, she likes to travel and catch up with soccer matches.

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