Mastercard appoints Julie Nestor to lead integrated marketing and communications in Asia Pacific
Mastercard has announced the appointment of Julie Nestor as Senior Vice President, Head of Marketing & Communications, Asia Pacific, based out of Singapore. Julie will lead Mastercard’s integrated marketing and communications (IMC) team, and will also focus on deepening consumer engagement through Priceless – the company’s long-standing marketing platform.
Julie brings with her 25 years of marketing experience, including 13 years at American Express in Australia and Hong Kong. She was most recently Chief Marketing & Experience Design Officer, Asia, at Manulife Asia Pacific.
Julie will report jointly to Ari Sarker, President, Asia Pacific, and Raja Rajamannar, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer and President, Healthcare. She will also become a member of the Asia Pacific Leadership Team and the Global Marketing & Communications Leadership Team.
“Leading Mastercard’s world-class marketing and communications team requires a unique blend of industry mastery, business acumen and managerial skills,” said Sarker. “Julie not only has these in spades but she also brings with her immensely diverse, yet incredibly relevant experience across a range of adjacent industries that are critically important for Mastercard’s business. Combined with her long track record of leading highly engaged, inclusive and high performance teams, she is an ideal fit for the role and we couldn’t be more delighted to have her onboard.”