People on the Move: Raj Seshadri, MasterCard
MasterCard has appointed Raj Seshadri as president, U.S. Issuers. In this new role, she will be responsible for managing and expanding the company’s partnerships with banks and credit unions across the U.S. market. Most recently, Seshadri was a managing director at Blackrock, leading the company’s iShares U.S. retail ETF business. Under her leadership, the business posted industry-leading growth through product, brand and distribution enhancements. Earlier in her career, Seshadri held roles at Citigroup in global strategy and small business banking; U.S. Trust in marketing, strategy and M&A; McKinsey & Company; and AT&T Bell Laboratories. Seshadri joined MasterCard on April 11 and is a member of the company’s management committee.