MasterCard today announced the appointment of Mark Elliott as Division President for South Africa.
In this role, Elliott will oversee the performance, strategic direction and brand development of MasterCard in South Africa. He will also ensure the company continues to deliver innovative and secure electronic payment solutions to South African cardholders and customers to achieve its vision of a world beyond cash.
In 2011, Elliott joined MasterCard in Dubai where he held the role of Global Products and Solutions Lead and Debit Lead for MasterCard in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. In this role, Elliott successfully developed and implemented the company’s Debit, Credit, Prepaid and Commercial card solutions, driving the growth and evolution of its business across MEA.
“We are thrilled to welcome Mark to our South African business as we follow through with our commitment to invest expertise, resources and know-how in the local market,” says Michael Miebach, President, Middle East and Africa, MasterCard. “Mark’s appointment will build on the existing momentum that MasterCard has created in our MEA region’s second largest market.”
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