Gilberto Caldart is president, International, for Mastercard. In this role he is responsible for the management of all markets and customer-related activities outside of North America and Canada. Gilberto is a member of the company’s management committee.
Prior to his appointment, Gilberto was president of the Latin America and Caribbean region, where he led efforts to place the company at the forefront of the payments industry in the region.
A passionate advocate of innovation, technology and the power of partnership Gilberto is focused on transforming the way people, governments and businesses buy and pay for things.
Before joining Mastercard, Gilberto spent 26 years at Citigroup in various leadership positions in Brazil and New York. Most notably, he led the Citi Consumer Business in Brazil (Retail Banking, Consumer Finance and Cards) for over six years.
During his time at Citigroup, Gilberto served on the boards of Credicard and Redecard, playing a critical role in the restructuring of the Credicard Group and on the Redecard IPO transformation.
Gilberto is a member of the Junior Achievement Americas Board of Directors. He is a graduate of the Harvard Business School's Advanced Management Program. He also has an MBA from Duke University, Fuqua School of Business and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Accounting from the University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.