(Bloomberg) — Mastercard Inc. promoted Linda Kirkpatrick to president of North American operations as incoming Chief Executive Officer Michael Miebach shuffles some of his top managers before taking the reins next month.
Kirkpatrick will be responsible for all businesses in the U.S. and Canada that interact directly with customers, including overseeing relationships with banks, merchants and governments, the Purchase, New York-based firm said Thursday in a statement. She most recently was head of U.S. issuers for the card network.
“Linda has deep experience across so many areas of our business,” CEO Ajay Banga said in the statement. “In each role, she’s established herself as a trusted partner and a relentless force to deliver a positive impact.”
Kirkpatrick replaces Craig Vosburg, who will become chief product officer as the company combines its products and engineering organizations. That role was most recently held