Michael Fraccaro is the Chief People Officer of Mastercard. In this role, he is responsible for all human resources (HR) functions globally, including driving cultural transformation, building leadership capability and creating a company that is “most valued to work for.” He is a member of the company’s Management Committee.
From 2012 until assuming his current role, Mr. Fraccaro served as Executive Vice President of Human Resources, Global Products and Solutions. In this role, he supported the company’s growth in key businesses and markets and optimized talent programs in a competitive environment. He also was responsible for leading the global HR integration of new acquisitions and joint ventures.
Michael serves on the boards of HR Policy Association and HR People & Strategy.
Prior to joining Mastercard, Mr. Fraccaro was a core member of the HR leadership team at HSBC Group for nearly 12 years, based in Hong Kong. Earlier, he held senior HR positions in banking and financial services in Australia and the Middle East, working extensively across different cultures.
Mr. Fraccaro holds a Masters of Applied Science, Communication Management from the University of Technology, Sydney and a Bachelor of Education from the Australian Catholic University. He also has accreditation in change management from the Australian Graduate School of Management and attended leadership programs at Duke Fuqua and INSEAD.