Julian Assange

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Visa & Mastercard Board of Directors

Who owns Mastercard and Visa I was asked the other day.

Here is a list of the Board of Directors of both Visa and mastercard. These are the guys that decide policy, strategy and such matters as who is blocked from via and mastercard.

Visa Board of Directors:

Joseph W. Saunders (Chairman)
Chairman and CEO
Visa Inc.

Gary Coughlan
Former Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance
Abbott Laboratories

Mary B. Cranston
Firm Senior Partner
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Francisco Javier Fernandez-Carbajal
Former Chief Executive Officer, Corporate Development Division
Grupo Financiero BBVA Bancomer

Suzanne Nora Johnson
Former Vice Chairman
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Robert W. Matschullat
Former Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer
Seagram Company Limited

Cathy E. Minehan
Former President and Chief Executive Officer
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

David J. Pang
Former Chief Executive Officer
Airport Authority of Hong Kong

William Shanahan
Former President
Colgate Palmolive Company

John A. Swainson (Lead Independent Director)
Former Chief Executive Officer
CA, Inc.

Source: Visa BOD

Mastercard Management and Board of Directors

Key executives include:

Ajay Banga: President and Chief Executive Officer
Robert Reeg: President - Global Technology & Operations
Alfredo Gangotena: Chief Marketing Officer - Global Marketing
Gary Flood: President - Products & Services
Noah Hanft: General Counsel, Chief Franchise Officer and Corporate President - International Markets

Chris McWilton: President - US Markets
Michael Michl: Chief Administration Officer
Wendy Murdock: Chief Franchise Officer
Javier Perez: President - Region Head MasterCard Europe
Vicky Bindra: President - Region Head Asia/Pacific, Middle East & Africa
Christopher Thom: Chief Risk Officer - Risk Management
Stephanie Voquer: Chief Human Resources Officer

As of December 2004, the following banks are represented on MasterCard's board of directors:

Europay España, S.A.
Clarima Banca
Capital One
Banamex (Citigroup's Mexican division)
Royal Bank of Scotland
MBNA America (now Bank of America)
Westpac Banking Corporation

Southern Bank Berhad
Bank of Montreal
Banque Fédérative du Crédit Mutuel
Deutscher Sparkassen- und Giroverband
Orient Corporation
Bank AL Habib
Banco Mercantil

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