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Monday 11 December 2017

Mastercard will create 130 skilled jobs at its Dublin HQ

MASTERCARD are to create 130 high-skilled jobs in Dublin.

The credit card company announced today that the capital will become a global headquarters.

In a boost for Ireland's employment levels, the company has revealed that it will create 130 positions in the workforce over the next four years, as it locates a new HQ for its technology operations in the capital.

"MasterCard chose Ireland as a place to expand our presence because, from our vantage point, we see consumers moving toward a world beyond cash, shopping and paying for the things that matter to them in ways that best fit their needs and lifestyles," said Rob Reeg, president of Mastercard Technologies.

"We're confident that this larger office in Dublin, as well as the new technology team members that we plan to hire, will help further our technology agenda and innovation vision," he added.

The expansion, which has been supported by IDA Ireland, will bring the total number of staff employed here to 200.

labutler@herald.ie

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