President, Global Products and Solutions
Gary J. Flood is president of Global Products and Solutions for Mastercard. In this role, he leads the development of innovative products and services that benefit consumers, issuers, merchants, partners and governments around the world.
Mr. Flood has responsibility for Mastercard Processing, Enterprise Safety & Security, Mastercard Digital Payments and Labs, Core Products, Mastercard Advisors, and Worldwide Marketing and Communications. He is also a member of the company’s Management Committee.
Prior to his current position, Mr. Flood was executive vice president of Global Account Management for Mastercard. In this capacity, he oversaw all of the company’s efforts to support its largest global customers, including the customer relations staff. His efforts, as well as those of his team, greatly contributed to the company’s significant increases in transaction volume growth.
Previously, Mr. Flood was senior vice president of Consumer Card Product Management and Development, where he spent four years directing all Mastercard consumer credit programs in the United States. During this time, he developed the Mastercard premium card platform; initiated programs in secured, college and Hispanic segments; and developed and managed enhancement support and services for credit products.
Before joining Mastercard in 1986 as regional marketing director, he was national sales manager for Citicorp’s Merchant Business. Mr. Flood holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from St. John’s University.