Walt M. Macnee serves as Vice Chairman in the Office of the CEO and advisor to the Executive Committee. In this capacity, Mr. Macnee oversees various senior client, government and merchant relationships and plays a central role in steering the company’s strategy toward the wider merchant community and other key stakeholders.
Previously, Mr. Macnee was president, International Markets, with responsibility for all markets and customer-related activities outside of the United States at MasterCard. Prior to this, he was president, Global Markets, with responsibility for building all aspects of MasterCard issuance and acceptance business globally. And, prior to that, he was president of the Americas Region. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Macnee was president of MasterCard Canada, where he oversaw the company’s efforts to provide advanced, secure, and reliable payment solutions and to strengthen its position in the Canadian banking industry.
Mr. Macnee briefly left MasterCard from 2004 to 2006 when he served as executive vice president, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, in Toronto. In that position, he was responsible for overall management of the bank’s credit card business and national collections. Previously, he spent 18 years with Toronto Dominion Bank where, in his last position as senior vice president, he had full product management and client service responsibility for payment cards and personal lending.
He has earned several university degrees, including a master’s in business administration from York University.