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Richard Haythornthwaite , , , Co-founder and Chairman, QiO Technologies, an industrial artificial intelligence company
Independent Director

Age 62
Chairman and Director since May 2006

Mr. Haythornthwaite has served as CEO, Chairman and senior executive at several non-U.S. multinational companies, bringing to the Board global perspective. As a former chairman of government bodies and companies in highly regulated industries, he contributes risk management experience and valuable insight on engaging and partnering with regulators. Mr. Haythornthwaite’s past service on public company audit committees and experience with financial operational rescue challenges provide valuable financial understanding.

current public company boards
  • Globant S.A. (digital services)
additional Positions
  • Chairman of each of The Creative Industries Federation; Arc International Holdings and its parent company, Glass Holdings SA
  • Advisory Partner, Moelis & Company
previous experience
  • Chairman, Centrica plc (2013-2019)
  • Chairman, Network Rail (2009-2012)
  • Partner, Star Capital Partners Limited (2006-2008)
  • CEO, Invensys plc (2001-2005)
  • Chief Executive-Europe and Asia and Group Chief Executive, Blue Circle Industries plc (1997-2001)
  • Prior positions include Director of Premier Oil plc; President of BP Venezuela; and General Manager of Magnus Oilfield, BP Exploration
past public company boards
  • Centrica plc; Network Rail; Blue Circle Industries plc; Cookson Group plc; Imperial Chemical Industries plc; Invensys plc; Premier Oil plc; and Land Securities Group plc

Ajay Banga , , , President and Chief Executive Officer, Mastercard Incorporated

Age: 58
Director since April 2010

Mr. Banga, our President and CEO, contributes to the Board extensive global payments experience (including with payments technology and retail banking), as well as a deep focus on innovation and information security. As our CEO and as a member of business advocacy organizations and government-sponsored committees, Mr. Banga provides valuable perspective on engaging and partnering with regulators. His brand marketing experience (including at several global food and beverage companies) adds strong consumer insight.

Current Public Company Boards
  • DowDuPont Inc. (materials advisory committee)
additional Positions
  • Co-founder, Cyber Readiness Institute
  • First Vice Chairman, International Chamber of Commerce
  • Trustee, United States Council for International Business
  • Co-Chair of the Partnership for New York City
  • Director of the American Red Cross
  • Fellow, Foreign Policy Association
  • Director, Business Roundtable
  • Founding Trustee, U.S - India Strategic Partnership Forum
  • Member, The Business Council
  • Former Member, President’s Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations (U.S.) and President’s Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity (U.S.)
previous experience
  • President and COO, Mastercard (2009-2010)
  • Executive positions at Citigroup (1996-2009), including CEO, Asia Pacific region; Chairman and CEO, International Global Consumer Group; Executive Vice President, Global Consumer Group; President, Retail Banking, North America; and business head for CitiFinancial and the U.S. Consumer Assets Division
past public company boards
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • Kraft Foods Inc.

Silvio Barzi , , , Former Senior Advisor and Executive Officer, UniCredit Group
Independent Director

Age: 69
Director since January 2008

Mr. Barzi has extensive global payments and regulatory experience as a senior executive in retail banking and payments, including at a bank specializing in credit cards, consumer credit and mortgages. His background as a senior insurance company executive and as an information technology and financial institution consultant provides valuable financial knowledge, information security expertise and insight into technology and innovation. His career spanning over four continents provides valuable understanding of developing markets.

additional Positions
  • Former director of SIA group subsidiaries SiNSYS (card processor) and Perago Financial System Enablers (Pty) Ltd. (central banking applications software) (Chairman)
  • Former director, Quercia Software
additional mastercard experience
  • Member of pre-IPO board (2003-2006) and non-voting observer (2007-2008)
  • Board liason for Mastercard Foundation (since April 2013)
  • Member of European Regional Advisory Board since IPO (Chairman since 2007) and predecessor Europe Region Board (2001-2006)
previous experience
  • Senior executive positions at UniCredit Group and its wholly-owned subsidiaries and affiliates (2000-2010), including Chairman and founder of UniCredit Family Financing (2007-2010); Executive Vice President of UniCredit Group; CEO of UniCredit Consumer Financing; and senior advisor to UniCredit Group (postretirement)
  • COO, Winterthur/Credit Suisse Italy (insurance)
  • Partner, McKinsey & Company (management consulting)

David R. Carlucci , , , Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, IMS Health Incorporated
Independent Director

Age: 63
Director since May 2006

Mr. Carlucci brings to the Board global business perspective, financial insight and regulatory experience as the former Chairman and CEO of a U.S.-based multinational corporation in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. As a former Chief Information Officer and through several senior executive level operations and management positions, Mr. Carlucci adds valuable information security expertise and insights into technology and innovation.

current public company boards
  • Mallinckrodt public limited company (human resources and compensation committee chairman)
previous experience
  • Chairman and CEO, IMS Health Incorporated (2005-2010) (became Chairman in 2006); prior experience since joining in 2002 including President and COO
  • General Manager, IBM Americas, overseeing all sales and distribution operations in the U.S., Canada and Latin America (2000-2002)
  • Prior positions at IBM (1990-2000), including General Manager, S/390 Division; Chief Information Officer; general manager, IBM Printing Systems Company; Vice President, systems, industries and services, Asia Pacific; and Vice President of marketing and channel management, IBM Personal Computer Company-North America
past public company boards
  • IMS Health Incorporated (Chairman)

Richard Davis , , , Chief Executive Officer, Make-A-Wish America
Independent Director


Mr. Davis brings to the Board extensive payments experience, global perspective and consumer insight as former CEO, executive chairman and longtime senior executive of a publicly traded financial holding company. As a leader and Board member of companies in highly regulated industries, as well as a former Federal Reserve representative, he provides valuable perspective on engaging and partnering with regulators. Mr. Davis' extensive experience in financial series and his membership on public company audit and finance committees contribute strong financial understanding.

current public company boards
  • DowDuPont Inc. (audit committee)
  • Xcel Energy, Inc. (chair, governance, compensation and nominating committee; finance committee)
additional Positions
  • Member, materials advisory committee of the Board of Directors, DowDupont, Inc.
  • Director of Mayo Clinic; Twin Cities YMCA; University of Minnesota Foundation; American Red Cross
  • Immediate Post Chair, Greater MSP (Minneapolis Saint Paul Regional Economic Development Partnership)
previous experience
  • Executive positions at U.S. Bancorp, including Chairman (2007-April 2017); Chief Executive Officer (December 2006-April 2017); President (October 2004-January 2016); and Chief Operating Officer (2004-2016)
past public company boards
  • U.S. Bancorp (2006-April 2018)
  • The Dow Chemical Company (2015-2017)

Steven J. Freiberg , , , Senior Advisor, The Boston Consulting Group
Independent Director

Age: 60
Director since September 2006

Mr. Freiberg contributes to the Board extensive senior level global payments experience, including leading retail banking and payments businesses. This experience provides global perspective and regulatory insights. His leadership of consumer and global cards businesses also contributes strong consumer and innovation insight. His service as our Audit Committee chairman and as a director of consumer finance and foreign exchange companies provides valuable financial understanding.

current public company boards
  • Regional Management Corp. (consumer finance) (audit committee and compensation committee chair)
additional positions
  • Chairman, Fair Square Financial LLC (credit card-focused venture)
  • Chairman, Rewards Network (marketing and loyalty services provider to restaurant industry)
  • Vice Chairman, Social Finance Inc. (private personal finance company)
  • Member, TowerBrook Capital Partners L.P. senior advisory board
  • Director, OANDA Corporation (Internet-based FX market trading and currency information services) and Purchasing Power, LLC (consumer product purchasing provider)
  • Senior Advisor of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (data analysis and risk assessment); and 24/7 (technology consulting)
  • Trustee, Hofstra University
additional mastercard experience
  • Director of U.S. region board prior to IPO (2001-2006) (Chairman from 2004-2006)
previous experience
  • CEO, E*TRADE Financial Corporation, (financial services) (2010-2012)
  • Several executive positions at Citigroup (2005-2010), including Executive Vice President, Citibank N.A.; Chairman and CEO of Citi Holdings-global consumer; CEO, global cards; Chairman and CEO, global consumer group, N.A.; Co-Chairman, global consumer group; Chairman and CEO, Citi Cards
past public company boards
  • E*TRADE Financial Corporation

Julius Genachowski , , , Managing Director and Partner, The Carlyle Group
Independent Director

Age: 55
Director since June 2014

Mr. Genachowski brings to the Board extensive digital, technology, media, and telecommunications expertise, regulatory experience, information security insight and both global and consumer perspective through a career as a senior government official and senior business executive, investor and director at or with internet, technology and other related companies. He also adds valuable financial knowledge as a partner at a global private equity firm and through experience at a large operating business and on public audit committees.

current public company boards
  • Sprint Corporation (audit committee)
  • AsiaSat (Asian satellite operator) (compliance committee)
  • Sonos Inc. (audit committee)
additional positions
  • Syniverse Technologies (technology and business services provider) (compensation committee); and Pro Karma (IT Services) (compensation committee); ZeroChaos (workforce management solutions)
  • Former Member, President’s Intelligence Advisory Board (U.S.)
previous experience
  • Chairman, U.S. Federal Communications Commission (2009-2013)
  • Senior executive roles with IAC/ InterActiveCorp (Internet and media), including chief of business operations and general counsel
  • Several other U.S. government roles, including Chief Counsel to FCC Chairman; law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Souter; and congressional staff member (including for then-Representative Charles Schumer, and for the joint select committee investigating the Iran-Contra affair)

Choon Phong Goh , , , Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Airlines Limited
Independent Director

Director since April 2018

Mr. Goh brings to the Board strong consumer insight, global perspective and payments experience as the CEO and longtime senior executive of a publicly traded multinational airline. His prior positions in finance and information technology contribute valuable information security experience and financial understanding.

current public company boards
  • Singapore Airlines Limited
additional Positions
  • Director, SIA Engineering Company
  • Chairman, Budget Aviation Holdings Pte Ltd
  • Member, National University of Singapore Board of Trustees
  • Member and former chairman, Board of Governors of the International Air Transport Association
  • Member, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Presidential CEO Advisory Board
  • Executive committee member, Association of Asia Pacific Airlines
previous experience
  • Executive Vice President Marketing and the Regions, Singapore Airlines Limited (June 2010-December 2010)
  • President, Singapore Airlines Limited, Cargo (June 2006-February 2010)
  • Previous leadership positions at Singapore Airlines Limited, including Senior Vice President Finance, Senior Vice President Information Technology and Senior Vice President Commercial Technology

Merit E. Janow , , , Dean, School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University
Independent Director

Age: 59
Director since June 2014

Professor Janow contributes to the Board extensive global and financial perspective through a career as dean and, since 1994, professor of international economic law and international affairs. Her extensive regulatory experience serving on world trade bodies and representing the U.S. in trade and international competition policy matters provides valuable insight on engaging and partnering with regulators.

current public company boards
  • Trimble Navigation Limited (corporate governance committee)
additional positions
  • Director and proxy committee member, American Funds (a mutual fund family of the Capital Group)(more than 20 funds)
  • Charter member, International Advisory Council of China Investment Corporation
  • Member, Council on Foreign Relations
  • Member, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. global advisory Board
  • Director of Japan Society and National Committee on U.S.- China Relations
  • Co-head for the Columbia University Tech & Policy Initiative, including serving as Co-Chair, New York Cyber Task Force
previous experience
  • Leadership positions at Columbia University, including director, international finance and economic policy program; director, masters’ program in international affairs; and Chairman, Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing
  • Member, Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization
  • Executive director, the International Competition Policy Advisory Committee of the U.S. Department of Justice
  • Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative, Japan and China

Nancy J. Karch , , , Director Emeritus, McKinsey & Company
Independent Director

Age: 70
Director since January 2007

Ms. Karch brings to the Board extensive merchant, retail and consumer marketing experience through her career as a consultant to global retail clients and as a director at several retail and retail-centric companies, contributing global perspective and strong consumer, digital and payments experience. Ms. Karch’s extensive experience as a director of U.S. public companies, including her chairman experience and past service on public company audit committees, adds valuable corporate governance and financial insight.

current public company boards
  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation (nominating and corporate governance committee Chairman)
additional positions
  • Member, Board of Overseers, Northwell Health System
  • Director, The SPCA of Westchester Inc.
  • Director, St. Mary's Healthcare System for Children (Queens, New York)
previous experience
  • Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company (consulting firm) (1988-2000)
  • Served in several other capacities at McKinsey & Company (1974-1988)
past public company boards
  • CEB (Former Lead Director)
  • Genworth Financial, Inc.
  • The Gillette Company
  • Kate Spade and Company (Former Non-Executive Chairman)
  • Nabisco
  • Toys “R” Us, Inc.

Oki Matsumoto , , , Managing Director, Chairman and CEO, Monex Group, Inc.
Independent Director

Age: 53
Director since June 2016

Mr. Matsumoto is the founder and CEO of a Japan-based, publicly-traded financial services holding company and former director of a stock exchange. Through a career in investment banking, Mr. Matsumoto provides global perspective and extensive financial expertise to the Board. His leadership of a global online securities brokerage firm provides valuable digital and innovation experience.

current public company boards
  • UZABASE, Inc.
  • Monex Group, Inc. (nominating and compensation committees)
additional positions
  • International Board Member and Vice Chairman, Human Rights Watch
  • Councilor, International House of Japan
  • Director, TradeStation Group, Inc., Coincheck, Inc. and Monex, Inc., each a Monex Group subsidiary
  • Former member, Economic Counsel to the Prime Minister
  • Former Director, Tokyo Stock Exchange (2008-2013)
previous experience
  • Founded Monex, Inc. (financial services) in 1999; held management roles including representative director and CEO (1999-2016)
  • General Partner, Goldman Sachs Group, L.P. (1994-1998)
  • Vice President, Goldman Sachs Japan Co., Ltd. (1992-1994) and analyst (1990-1992)
  • Analyst, Salomon Brothers Asia Limited (1987-1990)
Past Public Company Boards
  • JIN Co., Ltd
  •, Inc.

Rima Qureshi , , , Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Verizon Communications Inc.
Independent Director

Age: 52
Director since April 2011

Ms. Qureshi contributes to the Board global perspective, digital expertise and innovation insights through her extensive senior-level experience at global telecommunications equipment and services providers, including roles in strategy, regional management, research and development, sales, services and manufacturing. Having spent numerous years working in the telecommunications and information technology industries and having completed the NACD/Carnegie Mellon CERT certification in cybersecurity oversight, Ms. Qureshi provides the Board with relevant global payments and information security expertise.

additional positions
  • Director, GSMA Board (telecom industry association)(audit committee)
  • Director, Verizon Foundation
previous experience
  • Executive positions at Ericsson, including President, North America (2017); Senior Vice President, chief strategy officer and head of M&A (2014–2016) and Senior Vice President-strategic projects (2012-2014)
  • Additional positions at Ericsson (1993-2012), including Senior Vice President and head of business unit CDMA mobile systems (2010-2012)
  • IT consultant, DMR Group Inc.
past public company boards
  • Great West Lifeco
  • Wolters Kluwer

José Octavio Reyes Lagunes , , , Former Vice Chairman, The Coca-Cola Export Corporation, The Coca-Cola Company
Independent Director

Age: 65
Director since January 2008

Mr. Reyes contributes global perspective and regulatory experience to the Board as a retired senior executive and Latin America group president of a leading multinational public company. His experience as a beverage industry brand manager in North America and Latin America and as a director of public companies in the beverage industry provides the Board with strong consumer insight and payments experience.

current public company boards
  • Coca-Cola HBC AG (social responsibility committee)
  • Coca-Cola FEMSA S.A.B de C.V. (KOF)
additional positions
  • Director, Papalote Children’s Museum, Mexico City
previous experience
  • Vice Chairman, The Coca-Cola Export Corporation, The Coca-Cola Company (2013-2014)
  • Executive positions at The Coca-Cola Company, including President, Latin America Group (2002-2012); and President, Coca-Cola de México (1996-2002)
  • Additional management positions at The Coca-Cola Company (1980-1996), including manager of strategic planning, Coca-Cola de México; manager, Sprite and Diet Coke brands (corporate headquarters, Atlanta); marketing director for Brazil; and vice president of marketing and operations, Coca-Cola de México
  • Grupo IRSA, a Monsanto Company joint venture (5 years’ experience)
past public company boards
  • Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.

Gabrielle Sulzberger , , , General Partner, Rustic Canyon/Fontis Partners, L.P., a private equity fund
Independent Director

Ms. Sulzberger brings to the Board extensive financial experience and insight as the General Partner of a private equity firm, the Chief Financial Officer of several companies and through her service as a U.S. public company Chairman and audit committee financial expert. She contributes strong consumer insight, global perspective and payments experience as a former director at several U.S. public company merchants, including her long-time service as Chairman of a major merchant in the quality retail food business. Her experience as Chief Financial Officer of an open source software company also provides valuable digital and innovation experience.

current public company boards
  • Brixmor Property Group Inc. (since 2015) (audit committee financial expert; nominating & corporate governance chairman)
additional Positions
  • Henry Crown Fellow, Aspen Institute
  • Trustee, Ford Foundation
  • Director of each of: Acorn Advisors LLC (audit committee); National Association of Corporate Directors Audit and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Chair Advisory Councils; Trinity Church Wall Street; and WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation
previous experience
  • Interim CEO, Johnson Products Company (hair care products) (October 2011-February 2013)
  • CFO, Villanueva Companies (2002-2005) (private holding company)
  • CFO, Gluecode Software Inc. (2002-2005) (open source software company)
  • CFO, Crown Services (2000-2002) (commercial contractors)
past public company boards
  • Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Inc.
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries
  • The Stage Stores, Inc.
  • Whole Foods Market, Inc.

Jackson Tai , , , Former Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, DBS Group and DBS Bank Ltd.
Independent Director

Age: 67
Director since September 2008

Mr. Tai brings to the Board extensive global executive experience in payments and retail banking, including as former CEO of a Singapore-based bank and as a director of several global financial institutions. Mr. Tai’s experience as a CFO, his extensive experience as a member of numerous public company audit committees and his career in investment banking provide valuable financial understanding. His service as a director of technology-focused, telecommunications and retail companies provides valuable consumer and digital and innovation insight.

current public company boards
  • Royal Philips N.V. (audit committee chairman)
  • Eli Lilly and Company (audit and finance committees)
  • HSBC Holdings plc (group risk committee chair and financial system vulnerabilities committees)
additional positions
  • Director, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
  • Trustee, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Director, Metropolitan Opera
  • Former Director of privately-held Russell Reynolds Associates, Inc.
  • Former director, Cassis International Pte. Ltd. (payments technology company)
  • Former director, Brookstone Inc. (non-executive chairman and served as interim CEO from Jan 2012-May 2012)*
previous experience
  • Vice Chairman and CEO, DBS Group and DBS Bank Ltd. (2002-2007)
  • Prior executive positions at DBS Group (1999-2002), including President and COO, and CFO
  • Senior management positions at Investment Banking Division, J.P. Morgan & Co. Incorporated (New York, Tokyo and San Francisco) (1974-1999)
past public company boards
  • Bank of China, Limited
  • Singapore Airlines
  • NYSE Euronext
  • ING Groep N.V.
  • DBS Group and DBS Bank Ltd.

* In April 2014 (after Mr. Tai’s Nov. 2013 resignation from its board), Brookstone Inc. commenced a voluntary, prearranged reorganization case under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware

Each director is currently serving for a term expiring at the next annual meeting.

Independent Director within the meaning of Section 303A.02 of the NYSE Listed Company Manual.

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