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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K
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CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 9, 2021
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Mastercard Incorporated
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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Delaware 001-32877 13-4172551
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission File
Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
2000 Purchase Street 10577
Purchase, NY
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(914) 249-2000
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
NOT APPLICABLE
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
 
Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
 
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
 
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class Trading Symbol Name of each exchange of which registered
Class A Common Stock MA New York Stock Exchange
1.100% Notes due 2022 MA22 New York Stock Exchange
2.100% Notes due 2027 MA27 New York Stock Exchange
2.500% Notes due 2030 MA30 New York Stock Exchange
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

On September 9, 2021, the Board of Directors of Mastercard Incorporated (the “Company”) elected Candido Bracher to the Board of Directors. Mr. Bracher has served as a non-employee director on the board of directors of Itaú Unibanco Group (“Itaú“) since February 2021. He served as the CEO of Itaú from January 2017 through February 2021, and held various senior positions at Itaú since 2004, including General Director, Banco Wholesale (2015-2017) and Vice President (2004-2015).

A copy of the press release announcing Mr. Bracher’s election is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.

Mr. Bracher will receive benefits consistent with those received by non-employee directors, including director compensation, as described in our most recent Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q and proxy statement.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits.

Exhibit Number Exhibit Description
104 Cover Page Interactive Data File - the cover page interactive data file does not appear in the Interactive Data File because its XBRL tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL document.
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SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

MASTERCARD INCORPORATED
Date: September 10, 2021 By:
/s/ Janet McGinness
Janet McGinness
Corporate Secretary



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