Alan J. Heuer is Vice Chairman of MasterCard Worldwide. In this position, Mr. Heuer oversees the allocation of MasterCard resources around the world to ensure that the company operates in the most effective manner possible for its customers and shareholders. He is a member of the company’s Executive Committee. Prior to being appointed Vice Chairman in 2007, Mr. Heuer was Chief Operating Officer (COO) for MasterCard. In this position, he oversaw the strategy and implementation of MasterCard customer-related activities around the world. He had responsibility for all MasterCard regions, as well as Global Accounts; Worldwide Marketing & Communications; Global Product; Customer Business Planning & Analysis; and MasterCard Advisors. Mr. Heuer was appointed Chief Operating Officer in March 2004. Previously, Mr. Heuer held positions at MasterCard as head of the Customer Group and as Executive Vice President and President of its U.S. Region. He joined MasterCard in May 1995. Prior to joining MasterCard, Mr. Heuer was with the Bank of New York, where he served as Executive Vice President, Retail Banking, overseeing the bank’s network of branches, small business and community lending, and municipal banking. Earlier, he served as Chief Banking Officer of Marine Midland Bank, N.A., where he was responsible for all operating units, as well as the bank’s operational and marketing groups. In his 28-year tenure at Marine Midland, Mr. Heuer headed, at various times, regional banking, consumer credit, marketing, human resources and operations. Mr. Heuer holds a bachelor of arts degree from Colgate University and a master’s in business administration from the Simon School at the University of Rochester.