President, Enterprise Partnerships
Carlos J. Menendez is president, Enterprise Partnerships. In this role, he is responsible for driving enterprise-wide partnership strategy and innovation in new industries, helping Mastercard to use its technology and data insights in new ways for a host of diverse retail, business and government partners. He is a member of the company’s management committee and also serves as the global relationship lead for HSBC and Western Union.
Carlos joined Mastercard in 2010 and was, most recently, executive vice president of global credit and debit product management, focused on developing a competitive differentiation globally while deploying solutions at the local market level.
Prior to joining Mastercard, he held a number of positions at Citigroup over a 14-year period, including chief operating officer for Western Europe. Prior to Citigroup, Carlos worked in brand management with Procter & Gamble and with a law office in Washington D.C.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Harvard University, a Master of Arts in International Studies from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School.