Mastercard Appoints Kiki Del Valle to lead North Division for Latin America and the Caribbean

Miami, Florida | March 12th, 2024

Mastercard, global leader in technology in the payments space, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kiki Del Valle as the Division President for North Latin America, encompassing key regions such as Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean. This strategic move reinforces Mastercard's commitment to sustained growth in an ever evolving and competitive landscape.

Kiki is a strategic and results-driven executive leader with more than two decades of experience in digital transformation, global product development, financial inclusion, public-private partnerships and leading teams across regions worldwide. With over 15 years of dedicated service to Mastercard, Kiki Del Valle brings a wealth of experience to her new role. Having held diverse leadership positions in the U.S., Global, and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) regions, including Market Development, Digital Partnerships, and Digital Products, Kiki has consistently demonstrated her ability to drive meaningful impact and foster innovation.

Under her leadership, Mastercard has successfully engaged with industry stakeholders across crucial segments, fostering strategic dialogues that have solidified the company's position as the preferred partner for fintech collaborations. Kiki's track record exemplifies her dedication to advancing Mastercard's goals in a rapidly changing financial landscape.

Beyond her professional achievements, Kiki Del Valle is a gender advocate, actively championing diversity and inclusion within Mastercard. Serving as the Executive Sponsor for the US Hispanic Group and Women Leadership Networks in the Latin America and the Caribbean region, she has been instrumental in promoting and empowering women and minorities in leadership roles.

Kiki Del Valle's commitment extends to community engagement and social responsibility, serving as a board member for WaterAid Americas and the Damas Foundation in Puerto Rico. Throughout her career, she has mentored more than 100 women and fintech founders across the Americas. Amongst some of her accomplishments are the development of the Tech for Good Association in Latin America, a private partnership to accelerate digital and financial inclusion efforts across the region in 2020, serving as the executive sponsor of Start Path Empodera empowering women in Colombia and Peru through mentoring and the development of business skill sets, and the formation of TodasConectadas, a digitization platform developed in partnership with UN Women and Microsoft to help digitize women MSMEs across the entire Latin America region. 

Mastercard is confident that Kiki Del Valle's extensive experience, strategic vision, and commitment to inclusive growth will play a pivotal role in propelling the company's success in North Latin America and the Caribbean. The appointment marks an exciting chapter for Mastercard as it continues to navigate and lead in the dynamic world of technology and payments.

Media Contacts

Sabrina Alvarez, Communications Manager for Mastercard Central America and the Caribbean

About Mastercard (NYSE: MA)

Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry. Our mission is to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. With connections across more than 210 countries and territories, we are building a sustainable world that unlocks priceless possibilities for all.