MasterCard Worldwide: Alfredo Gangotena chief marketing officer
Mr. Gangotena brings extensive general management and international marketing expertise to his new role. Most recently, he served as the Global Products and Solutions Lead for MasterCard in Europe where he coordinated plans for product development, sales, marketing, communications and MasterCard Advisors. Previously, he was General Manager, Continental Europe and General Manager, Asia-Pacific, Middle-East and Africa.
Prior to joining MasterCard, Mr. Gangotena was CEO of Priceline.com in Asia/Pacific where he gained valuable online marketing experience. He also held senior management positions with other global companies, including: General Manager, Europe, Procter & Gamble; President, Asia/Pacific, The Henkel Group; CEO, France, Universal Music-PolyGram; and The Walt Disney Company. ■