Georgette Tan
Georgette Tan

Georgette Tan

MEDIA CONTACT: Group Head, Communications, Asia/Pacific

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Georgette Tan is Senior Vice President, Communications for the Asia Pacific region at Mastercard. In this role, she is responsible for external and internal communications and corporate social responsibility throughout this region. Ms. Tan has worked to establish Mastercard as a thought leader by leading the development and promotion of Mastercard’s suite of research properties which serve as a benchmark for a myriad of economic, industry and consumer trends. In 2005, she helped launch an index that specifically measures women’s socio-economic advancement in the region.

Ms. Tan joined Mastercard in 2000. Over the years, she has driven numerous education and development programs to help empower women and children across the region. She was instrumental in launching Mastercard Purchase with Purpose™, a transactional philanthropy platform that provides Mastercard cardholders the opportunity to make a difference in the community. Prior to joining Mastercard, Ms. Tan worked at CNBC Asia, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and the Singapore Tourist Promotion Board.

Ms. Tan currently serves on the Executive Committee of the National Committee for UN Women Singapore where she is co-founder for the award-winning Project Inspire initiative.

Ms. Tan is a graduate of the National University of Singapore. She is based in Singapore.

Email: georgette.tan@mastercard.com
Phone: +65-6390-5871

Recent Posts

Agreement will expand customer choice and enhance user experience across the region http://mstr.cd/2w5c6Ny Singapore, 3 August 2017 – Mastercard (NYSE: MA) and PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) today announced an extension of their partnership into Asia Pacific to enhance the consumer experience and make Mastercard a clear payment option within PayPal. The deal will expand PayPal’s presence …
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Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs reveals top countries where female-owned businesses flourish PURCHASE, N.Y. – March 7, 2017 – While female entrepreneurship is often founded on necessity and grit, strong supporting conditions such as access to financial services and ease of doing business pave the way for progress in businesses owned by women, according to findings from …
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The Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs tracks female entrepreneurs’ ability to capitalize on opportunities granted through various supporting conditions within their local environments and is the weighted sum of three components: 1) Women’s Advancement Outcomes (degree of bias against women as workforce participants, political and business leaders, as well as the financial strength and entrepreneurial …
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Purchase, 18 April 2016 – MasterCard, Western Union, bKash, one of the world’s leading mobile financial service (MFS) providers and BRAC Bank launched a new, international remittance receiving service in Bangladesh. The new service enables bKash’s registered customers to use their mobile phones to receive remittances from abroad directly into their bKash accounts. Bangladesh is the eighth [1] largest receiver of international remittances in …
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People in Thailand most likely to donate to charity followed by consumers in Vietnam, Hong Kong and Indonesia; Kiwis most likely to give significant individual donations; children’s health and education the most important cause in the region TWEET: #APAC’s emerging mkts more likely to give to #charity, while ppl in developed mkts give bigger individual …
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NEWS: #MasterCard announces two new senior leadership appointments  in #AsiaPacific             http://news.mstr.cd/1UgGv2r Singapore, July, 6, 2015 – MasterCard today announced the appointment of Porush Singh as Division President for South Asia while Julienne Loh has been appointed to the role of Senior Vice President and Group Head, Core Products, Global Products …
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Matthew Driver, President of Southeast Asia, to become Group Executive, Global Products and Solutions for Asia Pacific; T.V. Seshadri to take on newly created leadership role NEWS: #MasterCard announces re-shuffle of senior leadership team in #AsiaPacific http://news.mstr.cd/1LRG6gR Singapore, 2 July 2015 – MasterCard today announced further changes to its senior leadership team in the region, …
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Reorganizes Region in Recognition of the Strategic Importance of Biggest Markets – India and China NEWS: #MasterCard Announces Co-Presidents for #AsiaPacific http://news.mstr.cd/1JZjrAp Singapore, 18 June 2015 – MasterCard today announced the appointment of two Co-Presidents for the Asia/Pacific region – Ling Hai and Ari Sarker. The reorganization is in recognition of the growing importance of …
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30 girls from The Air Force School in Gurgaon participated in the first Girls4Tech workshop in India to learn more about how STEM (science, technology engineering and math) makes a difference to enhancing the electronics payments process. The hands-on, inquiry-based workshop is part of MasterCard’s signature education program to inspire interest among middle school girls in STEM. With six …
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On March 22, MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga addressed the China Development Forum in Beijing. MasterCard released a whitepaper entitled, One Belt, One Road: Forging A New Vision For Shared Economic Growth which offered a view on driving the growth of cross-border trade through Trade System Innovation, Interoperable Innovation, and Open Market Innovation. Read News Brief here.