Michael Miebach
Michael Miebach

Michael Miebach

Chief Product Officer

Michael Miebach is chief product officer for MasterCard. In this role, he leads the development, commercialization and management of the company’s global core products offerings, which include consumer credit and debit, commercial, prepaid and loyalty solutions. Miebach is also a member of the company’s Management Committee.

Prior to assuming this role in January 2016, Miebach was president of the company’s Middle East and Africa region, focused on driving the evolution of payments and delivering increased value to MasterCard stakeholders.

He joined MasterCard in 2010 from Barclays Bank PLC, where he was the managing director for Middle East and North Africa, responsible for the bank’s corporate, commercial and consumer business in the region. He also served as managing director for Barclays Africa.

Prior to Barclays, Miebach held several senior-level positions over 13 years at Citibank in Germany, Austria, UK and Turkey. His experience spanned cards and consumer finance, corporate and investment banking, operations and financial control.

He is a member of the Accion board of directors, providing insight and guidance to the organization as it works to support the two billion adults across the world lacking access to formal financial services. Miebach also is a member of the G-20Y Association Advisory Board.

Miebach holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Passau in Germany.