MasterCard names Tara Nathan as EVP, public-private partnerships
Ms. Nathan’s appointment comes as Ed Brandt, who has led the company’s Government Services and Solutions group since April 2012, announced his retirement after 10 years at MasterCard. Ms. Nathan was most recently the company’s executive director for International Development.
Ms. Nathan originally joined MasterCard in 2010 to lead the commercial development of the MasterCard Mobile Payments Gateway across key markets including Egypt, Brazil and Turkey.
Before joining MasterCard, she held various management roles at Citigroup. Earlier, she was a diplomat at the U.S. State Department, holding posts in Taiwan, Japan and China. ■