Sandra Arkell

Sandra Arkell is Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer at Mastercard, leading the Company’s accounting and financial reporting function and internal control compliance program. Sandy serves as the Global Policy Director and oversees the Operational Risk Management and Business Process Excellence teams to drive training and awareness in continuous process improvement and to assist in the execution of strategic and operational priorities. Prior to joining Mastercard, Sandy was Vice President, Finance and Corporate Controller for Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV), a 8 billion diversified global manufacturer. During her tenure, Sandy supported the Company’s strategic investment portfolio initiatives, including 40+ acquisitions totaling nearly 4billion, and the 3 billion public company spin-off of its technology subsidiary.


Prior to joining Dover, Sandy held various positions in finance and accounting in the fast moving consumer goods and manufacturing sectors. Sandy’s broad-based company experience includes Wendy’s/Arby’s, Delphi, Sears/Kmart and Pulte Homes with functional expertise in mergers & acquisitions, financial planning, reporting and analysis, investor relations, risk management, employee benefits and shared services.


A native of Pennsylvania, Sandy began her career with PricewaterhouseCoopers as a certified public accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from The Pennsylvania State University where she currently serves on its Accounting Advisory Board for the College of Business.