MasterCard has announced that it has appointed Anna Yip as head of Hong Kong and Macau. Ms. Yip will take responsibility for the overall performance of MasterCard across the two markets.
“We are delighted that Anna has taken on this important role,” said Ling Hai, division president, Greater China, MasterCard. “With her extensive experience, proven track record and in-depth knowledge of the industry, we are confident that she will be able to grow our business. Her appointment also reinforces our long term commitment to these two markets.”
Prior to joining MasterCard, Ms. Yip was the managing director for Corporate Planning and International Strategy at United Overseas Bank in Singapore. With years of experience in the financial services industry in Hong Kong, Greater China and Southeast Asia, she will be responsible for local market strategy development, forging business alliances with customer financial institutions and she will develop and promote MasterCard products and services in line with market demands.
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