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New President of Mastercard Europe appointed

Mastercard’s European businesses cover 53 countries, serving more than 950 million people

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New President of Mastercard Europe appointed. Source:

Mastercard has appointed Mark Barnett as President of its Brussels-based European business. Mr. Barnett will be responsible for the strategy, direction, and overall success of all aspects of Mastercard’s activity across the region.

In his new position, Mark Barnett will report to Gilberto Caldart, President of International. It has been announced that he will join Mastercard’s Management Committee effective June 1, 2020.

Mark brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience, he has a proven track record in building new and meaningful partnerships, while creating a culture which fosters new thinking and new ways to deliver. Mark has maintained a laser focus on growing our business and driving and maintaining leadership across multiple product lines and geographies. His continued focus on championing country-level transformation while unleashing our true multi-rail capabilities, driving growth, and showcasing leadership make him the ideal person to continue accelerating Mastercard in Europe
Gilberto Caldart, President for International, Mastercard

Earlier, Mark Barnett was Divisional President for the UK, Ireland Nordics, and Baltics. He joined Mastercard in 2003 and has held various roles including leading their payments consulting business for Europe and globally. In addition to that, Mr. Barnett has more than 20 years of experience working in the retail banking and payments industry.

Mark Barett. Source:

He will replace the current President of Mastercard Europe, Javier Perez, who retires at the end of 2020.

We’ve reported that Ethoca, Mastercard company, is expanding its collaboration with Microsoft. This way, Microsoft customers can get easier access to their digital purchase receipts through their banking apps, enabled with Ethoca’s Digital Receipts service.




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