MasterCard has ankled Raj Seshadri as president, U.S. Issuers. Most recently, Seshadri was a managing director at Blackrock, leading the company’s iShares U.S. retail ETF business.
At MasterCard, she will be responsible for managing and expanding the company’s partnerships with banks and credit unions across the U.S. market.
Earlier in her career, Seshadri held roles at Citigroup in global strategy and small business banking; U.S. Trust in marketing, strategy and M&A; McKinsey & Company; and AT&T Bell Laboratories.
Seshadri received a bachelor’s degree from Mount Holyoke College in physics and mathematics, a Masters of Business Administration from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in physics from Harvard University. While at Harvard, she was the recipient of the prestigious Luise Meyer-Schützmeister Award, given annually to the top U.S. female physicist. Seshadri also serves as an adjunct professor at Columbia University, where she teaches marketing of financial services.
Seshadri will join MasterCard on April 11 and will become a member of the company’s Management Committee.
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