MasterCard names new controller
MasterCard Inc., the Purchase-based credit card giant, named Melissa Ballenger as controller and principal accounting officer. Tara Maguire, who formerly held the position, will become group executive, corporate planning and financial analysis.
Ballenger previously was senior vice president, controller and principal accounting officer of Washington Mutual, Inc., until its recent acquisition by JPMorgan Chase & Co. Prior to that, she held other accounting positions at Freddie Mac and Arthur Andersen.