For more than four decades, MasterCard has been a leader in the global payments industry.
Today, our company continues to drive the evolution of payments by promoting new, safer, and more convenient ways to pay, accelerating the displacement of cash and checks, delivering increased value to all of our constituents, and advancing commerce in established and emerging markets worldwide.
The MasterCard Story
Learn about our history as a driving force in electronic payments, from early credit cards of the 1960s to the contactless and wireless payment options of today.
Our leaders are notable not only for their breadth of experience, but for a level of geographic diversity that is crucial for a global enterprise.
Our unified global structure uniquely positions us to serve our customers anywhere in the world.