MasterCard Announces the Retirement of Chief Marketing Officer Alfredo
PURCHASE, N.Y. -- July 25, 2013
MasterCard today announced that Alfredo Gangotena will retire as the company’s
chief marketing officer, effective September 1. Gangotena, 60, has been with
MasterCard for nine years and has held the top marketing role since April
Tim Murphy, MasterCard’s chief product officer, will add oversight of
marketing to his current responsibilities on an interim basis as the search
for a chief marketing officer is conducted.
As chief marketing officer, Gangotena led the company's advertising,
sponsorships, promotions, research and digital marketing initiatives. He also
was a member of the company’s Operating Committee.
“I have had the pleasure of knowing and working with Alfredo for nearly a
decade, and I want to thank him for all he has achieved and accomplished at
MasterCard,” said Gary Flood, president, Global Products & Solutions. “As a
result of excellent work led by Alfredo and the entire global marketing team,
our brand has never been stronger.”
Prior to his role as chief marketing officer, Gangotena was the Global
Products & Solutions lead and general manager for MasterCard Europe. He also
held the role of general manager for Continental Europe and the SEPA Region.
Previously, Gangotena was the senior vice president and general manager of the
MasterCard Asia/Pacific Region.
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