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Unzer appoints Jacob von Ingelheim to the new CFRO – eCommerce magazine

Jacob von Ingelheim succeeds Dr. Axel Rebien, who previously worked as CFO at Unzer and recently took over the position of CEO. After studying international management, Jacob von Ingelheim worked at KPMG and Rocket Internet, among others. He then moved to BillPay as Chief Risk Officer and became VP Analytics at Klarna. The tasks of the experienced payment expert at Unzer include acquiring and underwriting as well as risk controlling, legal and debt collection. These are areas for which he has already been responsible in his previous positions.

Unzer: Important role in the European payments market

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Jacob von Ingelheim is the new Chief Financial & Risk Officer at Unzer.

“Unzer is in a unique position with a strong track record, ambitious investors and a great team. In the future, we will play an important role in the constantly changing European payments market. Unzer already has a first-class, customer-oriented omnichannel offering and will continue to expand this in the future. The job as CFRO appeals to me very much and I am looking forward to the more agile environment at Unzer. One of my goals is to optimally integrate the acquisitions and bring the organization together with the management, ”explains Jacob von Ingelheim.

Dr. Axel Rebien, CEO of Unzer, adds: “With Jacob we have gained another top manager from the payment industry. He has previously managed Bafin-licensed companies. For us, he brings with him the perfect mix of deep financial expertise, knowledge of strategic business development and a start-up mentality. We are pleased to have him on board at Unzer and, together with the new management team, to take the company to the next level of growth. ”

Introduction to self-onboarding tool for small and medium-sized retailers

Unzer recently appointed Sebastian Wenzel as the new Vice President Group Marketing, and Robert Bueninck was also introduced as the new Chief Commercial Officer. The company plans to fill further management positions in the coming weeks. In addition to the introduction of new product features, such as a self-onboarding tool for small and medium-sized retailers, the company recorded growth of around 40 percent in the last financial year and gained many well-known customers.

The Unzer GmbH was founded in 2003 as heidelpay and is a provider of a rapidly growing, innovative and modular platform for international payment transactions. Companies of all sizes and from all industries rely on the data-driven and secure solutions for more growth – online, mobile or at the point of sale. KKR has been the majority owner of the payment provider since 2020. (sg)

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