Beth Kitchener
Beth Kitchener

Beth Kitchener

MEDIA CONTACT: MasterCard Communications


Beth Kitchener is a Business Leader on the MasterCard U.S. Markets Communications team. She joined MasterCard in July 2012 with responsibility for managing regional communications partnerships with financial institutions, retailers, corporations, governments and NGOs. Beth has spent her career in technology communications, working for diverse companies and industry sectors including business consulting, ecommerce, hardware, healthcare, manufacturing, marketing, online payments, retail, semiconductors and software.

Email: beth_kitchener@mastercard.com
Phone: +1-914-249-2058

Recent Posts

PURCHASE, NY and MINNEAPOLIS. MN – Oct. 9, 2017 – Mastercard and U.S. Bank today announced that the U.S. Bank Voyager® Network is the first fleet card network to adopt the EMV M/Chip Fleet solution from Mastercard. Voyager Fleet card customers will soon benefit from the added speed and security of EMV and safeguard the …
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Together with its issuing banks, Mastercard is waiving any interchange related to donations through October 31, 2017 to a variety of charitable organizations supporting those impacted by recent natural disasters. Specific charities include: Americares American Red Cross Doctors Without Borders International Rescue Committee Mercy Corps Save the Children World Vision World Food Program USA Mastercard …
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The Eclipse Through A Child’s Eyes – #ThatsPriceless On Monday, August 21, the U.S. will witness a natural wonder 38-years in the making – a total solar eclipse. NASA calls the experience, when the moon completely covers the sun, “one of nature’s most awe-inspiring sights” and it will stretch from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South …
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PURCHASE, N.Y. – May 11, 2017 – Mastercard is joining forces with payments industry leaders to enhance and expedite the consumer checkout experience leveraging the company’s M/Chip Fast technology. M/Chip Fast prioritizes the parts of a transaction critical to security to speed chip checkout times. Verifone intends to incorporate M/Chip Fast into its products deployed …
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PURCHASE, N.Y. – May 2, 2017 – Mastercard today announced a major expansion of its long-standing relationship with General Motors (GM). Leveraging Mastercard’s payment gateway, online customers will be able to pay for OnStar satellite services as well as parts and accessories through the more than 4,000 Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealerships in the United …
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New biometric app for commercial use available in the U.S. and Canada  LAS VEGAS – October 24, 2016 – Mastercard today announced the North American rollout of Identity Check Mobile™, a new payment technology application that uses biometrics, including fingerprint and facial recognition, to verify a cardholder’s identity and simplify online shopping. BMO Financial Group …
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Chip Cards in Market at 88 Percent as Chip-Active Terminals Reach 33 Percent Purchase, N.Y. – September 12, 2016 – As the one year anniversary of the shift to chip approaches in the U.S., Mastercard today unveiled data confirming the positive impact the technology is having on issuing banks, merchants and consumers. To date, chip …
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Purchase, N.Y. – August 10, 2016 – Mastercard is offering cardholders in China the ability to use local credit and debit cards to pay U.S. tuitions and other costs through a first-of-its-kind online payment service found at www.plastiq.com/mcuni. Largely created for Chinese students studying abroad, the site addresses international payment challenges, including limited payment methods …
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Index Helps Deploy M/Chip Fast to Speed Shoppers through Checkout PURCHASE, N.Y. – August 3, 2016 – Mastercard today announced that 80 percent of its U.S. consumer credit cards have chips, representing an 88 percent increase in chip card adoption since the October 1, 2015 liability shift started to bring EMV-secured payments to the U.S. …
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Testing Completed in Hours, Not Days or Weeks Purchase, N.Y. – June 20, 2016 – MasterCard today unveiled a new EMV chip terminal testing and certification program aimed at speeding chip adoption by U.S. merchants. MasterCard operates a chip terminal testing and certification process used by merchant bank acquirers and value-added resellers (VARs) before terminals …
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