Nandan Mer
Nandan Mer

Nandan Mer

Division President, Japan


Nandan Mer is President, Mastercard Japan. In this role, Nandan is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Mastercard’s operations in Japan including strengthening business alliances with the company’s customer base, enhancing brand awareness and promoting the growing usage and acceptance of Mastercard payment solutions.

Nandan joined Mastercard in 2010 as Group Executive, Global Consumer Credit, and prior to his current position, was Group Executive of Loyalty Solutions, based in London. In that role, he led the expansion, differentiation and deployment of the company’s suite of loyalty solutions, with a focus on enabling issuers to provide enhanced value to their consumers; and for merchants to attract and retain profitable consumers.

Before joining Mastercard, Nandan spent has over 22 years with Citigroup, American Express and United Bank for Africa, leading consumer and institutional banking businesses in Africa, China, India, Middle East, Russia and the United Kingdom.

Nandan holds an MBA from the University of Massachusetts.