MasterCard International Inc.
Number of Employees: 2810
Number of IT Employees: 1607
IT Employee Promotions in 2003: 11 percent
IT Employee Turnover in 2003: 8 percent
Percentage of women IT managers: 29 percent
Percentage of minority IT managers: 29 percent
Percentage of women IT staff: 40 percent
Percentage of minority IT staff: 40 percent
Training days offered per IT employee in 2003: 5
Training budget per IT employee in 2003*: US$626
This credit-card company is owned by its 25,000 financial institution members worldwide. The No. 2 payment system in the U.S., Mastercard's brands are MasterCard credit and debit cards and Maestro debit cards. Communications with the IT department include a biannual employee survey, quarterly all-employee meetings and monthly face-to-face meetings with speakers from across the company. Benefits packages and salaries target the 75th percentile nationally. Other benefits include flexible scheduling, family services and telecommuting. Twenty-six languages are spoken at the company's headquarters.