Celebrate the A100, the most impactful Asian Pacific Leaders.

Raja Rajamannar & Sachin Mehra

Chief Marketing Officer & Chief Financial Officer, Mastercard

Over the past decade, Raja Rajamannar has transformed Mastercard into one of the world’s fastest-growing brands. At the helm of the iconic Priceless platform, he and his team are on the cutting edge of experiential, multisensory marketing programs that embrace emerging technologies.

A Wall Street Journal-bestselling author, Raja is a frequent speaker and media commentator. His book, “Quantum Marketing: Mastering the New Marketing Mindset for Tomorrow’s Consumers,” has become a touchstone for marketing leaders and academics around the world.
Under Raja’s leadership, recent innovations have earned Mastercard recognition as the world’s No. 1 audio brand four years in a row, as well as accolades from Disability:IN, Fast Company, Cannes Lions and other prestigious organizations. The transformation work led by Raja at Mastercard has been developed into case studies at both Harvard Business School and Yale School of Management.

He is president of the World Federation of Advertisers (WFA) and on the boards of the Association of National Advertisers (ANA), The Ad Council and Yale School of Management Consumer Insights Council. He serves on the board of PPL Corporation and is also on not-for-profit boards including Bon Secours Mercy Health, New York City Ballet and Cintrifuse.

Sachin Mehra is the Chief Financial Officer for Mastercard and is a member of the company’s Management Committee. He has over 20 years of financial leadership experience, including several roles within Mastercard since he joined the company in June 2010.

As the Chief Financial Officer of Mastercard since April 2019, Sachin is responsible for all corporate finance functions, including corporate controller, tax, internal audit, investor relations, strategy, mergers and acquisitions, financial planning and analysis, treasury, risk management, global supply chain, business unit finance and regional finance activities.

Over the past decade, Sachin has been instrumental in shaping the company’s growth and transformation efforts. Following his five-year tenure as corporate treasurer and then as Business Finance Officer for the company’s largest geographic region, he moved into a business role where he developed and executed the company’s commercial products (B2B) strategy, managed the product portfolio and deepened customer relationships.

Sachin regularly engages and contributes to the Board and other governance functions including audit and risk. In addition, Sachin is passionate about developing the next generation of talent, which he does as a mentor to high-potential diverse employees at Mastercard.
Prior to Mastercard, Sachin held treasury and finance roles of increasing responsibility at Hess Corporation, General Motors and GMAC in New York, Singapore, Belgium and Shanghai. He started his career at General Motors in the New York Treasurers Office.

Sachin currently sits on the board of Salesforce. He holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Darden Business School at the University of Virginia and received his undergraduate degree in commerce from Sydenham College at the University of Mumbai, India.​ Fluent in two languages, Sachin resides with his wife and two children in Westchester County, New York.