People on the Move: Vincent Patru and Philip Glickman, MasterCard
MasterCard has announced two new appointments in the Asia-Pacific region: Vincent Patru takes on a new role as key account lead, emerging payments, Asia-Pacific, and Philip Glickman joins MasterCard as head of commercial products and solutions, Asia-Pacific. Both are based in Singapore.
Patru is responsible for the expansion and commercialization of the company’s emerging payments products and solutions in the region. He began his career with MasterCard in 2006 at the Chip Center of Excellence in Belgium, and moved to Singapore in 2011 to drive the rollout of MasterCard inControl and the emerging payments platforms in Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa. In his most recent role as head of commercial products and solutions, Patru led the development and commercialization of commercial products and solutions that serve small businesses; mid- and large-market organizations and public sector institutions.
Glickman will drive and implement product strategies and solutions for MasterCard’s commercial payments business. He joins MasterCard after nearly 20 years with Citibank in New York and Hong Kong. He most recently served as regional head of wholesale cards, Asia-Pacific, based in Hong Kong Prior to that, he was director, commercial and prepaid cards, Asia-Pacific, where he spearheaded the launch of commercial and prepaid cards for Citibank across the region.