MasterCard today announced the names of those directors who will serve as members of its Board of Directors immediately following the company's transition to its new governance and ownership structure.
Six new directors will join Bob Selander, the company's CEO, and Norman McLuskie, who both currently serve on the company's Board of Directors. The Company expects that all of its other current directors will resign. The new directors are:
Managing Director, Residential Business Unit
Telefonica International S.A.
David R. Carlucci
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
IMS Health Incorporated
Richard "Rick" Haythornthwaite
Star Capital Partners
President and Chief Executive Officer
Former President and Chief Executive Officer
Soros Fund Management LLC
Edward Suning Tian
Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
China Netcom Group Company Ltd.
The company expects that four additional directors will be appointed within the next twelve months. Two of these directors will be subject to election by the company's public shareholders and the other two will be subject to election by MasterCard's bank shareholders.