Executive Bios

Latin America EXECUTIVE Leadership Team

Carlo Enrico is President of Mastercard’s Latin America and Caribbean region and a member of the company’s management committee. Carlo is responsible for leading Mastercard’s strategy and operations across 45 countries and territories, and driving transformational efforts across digital payments, financial and social inclusion, products and services.

Roberto Ramirez Laverde is currently Senior Vice president of marketing and communications for the Latin America and the Caribbean region, at Mastercard. In his position, he is responsible for leading the positioning of the brand, the development of the Priceless.com platform and the implementation of the brand's experiential marketing, including the Sonora Brand.

Kiki Del Valle is Senior Vice President of Digital Partnerships for Latin America and the Caribbean, in her role she is responsible for the expansion of Mastercard's digital footprint in the region. Within the company, Kiki is a strategic partner that collaborates with the leaders of the different business units in key markets. During her career at Mastercard, Kiki has specialized in digital products and innovation, as well as accelerating digital adoption through existing Mastercard acceptance and tokenization infrastructure.

Walter currently holds the position of Senior Vice President of the Product and Innovation Division for Mastercard Latin America and the Caribbean. In this role, he is responsible for the development and implementation of strategies focused on consumer products, digital products and innovation, acceptance solutions, small business solutions and consumer experience.

Jorge is responsible for building Mastercard’s business across markets in Mexico and Central America, bringing new electronic payment solutions and services, further strengthening the security of online payments, and helping to advance social progress and inclusive growth.

João Pedro is President of Mastercard Brazil & South Cone since September 2013, besides being a member of the executive committee for the Latin America and Caribbean and also is part of Mastercard’s Advisor Board. João is responsible for leading Mastercard’s strategy and operations across 5 countries, and driving transformational efforts across digital payments, financial and social inclusion, products and services.

As the President of the Caribbean Division, Marcelo oversees Mastercard strategy and operations in 27 islands, forming LAC’s most diverse region. Prior to the current role, he was Country Manager for the Caribbean for one year and a half. He joined Mastercard in Brazil, as a Marketing Director and then became responsible for Core Products, Loyalty and Digital Payments for the Geo South Division. During his tenure at Mastercard, Marcelo also had leading roles in our Global Headquarters, in Purchase, NY, and led Core Products for LAC, based out of Miami.

Marcela is President for the Andean Division. In this role, she is responsible for the design and implementation of strategies that promote safe, reliable and simple technological solutions for the markets covered by the division.

Marcela has been part of the Mastercard team for more than 11 years. Prior to being President of the Andean Division, she served as President of the company for Colombia and Ecuador, a position from which she worked to strengthen the company's relations with clients in those countries.