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MasterCard Senior Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions in Purchase, New York

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Job Title

Senior Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions


The Senior Vice President, M&A, will be based in Purchase and will be part of the Strategy, Corporate Development and M&A team reporting to the Executive Vice President, Strategy, Corporate Development & M&A. The SVP, M&A is a highly visible position that plays a key role in working with Mastercard executives to drive the execution of acquisitions and equity investments in support of the global growth strategy.


• Lead the M&A team in performing all elements of M&A execution for all acquisitions, investments and joint ventures globally including structuring, due diligence, valuation, negotiation and executive presentations

• Actively coach and motivate high performing team to foster development and encourage outstanding results

• Partner as a trusted advisor with senior Corporate and Business Unit management on M&A evaluation and execution

• Understand and communicate financial impact and risks of potential acquisitions and investments and recommend remediation actions

• Lead cross-functional teams in diligence efforts and initial integration planning

• Develop relationships with key external parties including sellers, target companies, bankers, and financial advisors


• MBA or other advanced degree preferred

• Strategic mindset and significant relevant M&A, Corporate Development, Investment Banking or Transaction Advisory experience and ability to advance the strategy-led M&A framework

• Led the diligence on many prior deals and can help navigate issues / negotiate points externally and internally to gain alignment

• Experience developing optimal transaction structures and negotiating related purchase agreements

• A leader with executive presence able to fully connect with the payment industry and see lateral opportunities across geographies and industries

• Ability to navigate and successfully build relationships among c-suite executives internally and externally, understand Mastercard’s existing capabilities and growth strategies, and lead a high performing M&A team

• Experience leading complex cross-functional projects and teams globally

• Knowledge of payments, financial services or related areas a plus

• Strong written and verbal communication/presentation skills

• Ability to travel

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Requisition ID: R-95440