MasterCard Announces Leadership Changes in its Latin America and Caribbean Region
MasterCard announced the appointment of Gilberto Caldart as president of its Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) business, effective August 1. Caldart, who currently heads the company’s GeoSouth Division (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay) for MasterCard LAC, will report to Ann Cairns, president of MasterCard’s International Markets. He succeeds Richard Hartzell, who will take on a new role as head of MasterCard’s business with merchants and acquirers across its international markets.
Caldart joined MasterCard in 2008 from Citi Brazil where he was Country Business Manager, overseeing Retail Bank, Consumer Finance and the Cards business. He spent 26 years with Citigroup in various positions in Brazil and New York. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Accounting and an MBA from Duke University.