Gitanka Debdip Datta has joined MasterCard Bangladesh as its vice president for business development.

Datta will lead business operations for MasterCard on existing accounts, build new relationships and also aid MasterCard's growth in the country, MasterCard Bangladesh stated in a press release.

Datta joins MasterCard from Standard Chartered Bank Bangladesh, where he was most recently the head of secured loans and retail deposits. He previously worked in corporate banking products and marketing for the bank.

With nearly two decades of experience in payments and banking, Datta was part of the team that launched MasterCard in the country, making him one of the first executives involved in payments in Bangladesh, MasterCard said.

He is an alumnus of the Institute of Business Administration of Dhaka University.

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