On the way to a cashless society with Deutsche Payment

Your partner for customized, secure, and cost-optimized payment solutions across all sales channels.

Our vision

Our vision is a cashless future and society where all consumers have access to convenient, secure, and cost-efficient digital payment methods. Payments should not merely represent the completion of a purchase, but rather a positively perceived touchpoint within the customer journey.

 

 

Our mission

We work every day to provide our customers with tailored, innovative, and cost-optimized payment solutions that meet the highest security standards. In respect to our solutions and consulting, we put particular emphasis on customer orientation and positive customer experiences.

100+

Years of accumulated industry expertise

2006

Licensing of the fastest and most robust gateway on the market to date

99%

Uptime of the gateway since 2006 and enormous scalability of the technologies

Our values

Innovation

We strive not only to anticipate technological developments and trends but to shape them. We see ourselves as an innovation driver for whom customer-oriented innovations and the latest technologies are part of our self-image and not merely a mean to an end.

Security

Security is our top priority. Through technology- and data-based modular risk management and many years of cross-industry expertise, we can minimize security risks in every payment transaction.

Responsibility and trust

We attach great importance to transparent cooperation with our partners and customers, since trust represents one of the cornerstones of long-term, successful cooperation and customer relationships for us. We are convinced that trust results from acting responsibly. Therefore, a sense of responsibility characterizes our daily work.

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Management Board

Alexander Herbst

Founder & CEO

Dr. Tobias Hagemann

CFO

Supervisory Board

Alexander Eberl

Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Jan-Frederik Valentin

Member of the Supervisory Board

Florian Distler

Member of the Supervisory Board

Organization and Team

Supervisory Board

Alexander Eberl | Jan-Frederik Valentin | Florian Distler

Deutsche Payment A1M SE

Berlin

CEO

Alexander Herbst

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Alexander Herbst, born May 18, 1965 in Berlin, has been Chief Executive Officer of Deutsche Payment A1M SE since April 6, 2022. As CEO, he is responsible for Sales, Business Development, Operations and Marketing.

Alexander Herbst has been active in the payment services industry since 1999. For example, as Chief Financial Officer, he helped build Wirecard AG in its early years until December 2002. He was also CEO of Simfy AG, a pioneer in the music streaming sector, from 2013 – 2016. Since 2003, he has been Managing Director of A1M GmbH, which later became Deutsche Payment A1M AG. Since 2014, he has been member of the Management Board and CEO of Deutsche Payment A1M AG. After the reverse IPO between Deutsche Payment A1M AG and Doralis SE and its change of name to Deutsche Payment A1M SE, he has been its CEO since April 6, 2022.

Alexander Herbst is married and has one daughter.

License Manager

Veronika Christlein

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Veronika Christlein has been License Manager at Deutsche Payment since April 4, 2022 and was previously responsible for Accounting & Administration and Sales since joining on December 1, 2020.

Before joining Deutsche Payment, Veronika Christlein worked in various functions at Wirecard AG. She has many years of experience in the areas of merchant compliance and onboarding, sales as well as fraud and risk management.

Operations & Risk

Nadine Prescher

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Nadine Prescher has been Head of Operations at Deutsche Payment since June 6, 2022.

After studying Art History at the Free University of Berlin, her path led her via operational stations in the eCommerce sector to the Berlin FinTech world. In addition to stations such as Groupon, she held operational management positions at FinTechs such as Raisin and Solarisbank before deciding to take over the operational management at Deutsche Payment A1M SE.

Marketing

Dr. Erik Hermann

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Dr. Erik Hermann has been Head of Marketing and Investor Relations since May 1, 2022.

He studied International Business Administration (M.Sc., 2011) and European Business Law (LL.M., 2017) at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder) with a stay abroad in Portugal and received his PhD in 2016. Before joining Deutsche Payment, Dr. Erik Hermann worked as a post doc at the European University Viadrina, as an advertising policy officer at the German Advertising Federation (ZAW), as a consultant at Mazars, and as a project manager at the IHP Leibniz Institute for Innovative Microelectronics.

Sales

Marcus Schulze

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Marcus Schulze has been responsible for the Sales division of Deutsche Payment A1M SE since July 01, 2022.

Prior to joining Deutsche Payment, Marcus Schulze gained experience in various sales management and business development positions, including Managing Director of National-Inkasso GmbH and Senior Sales Business Development Manager at Atradius Collections. Most recently, he was General Representative of NX Technologies GmbH (bezahl.de).

CFO

Dr. Tobias Hagemann

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Dr. Tobias Hagemann, born May 1, 1986 in Berlin, has been a member of the Management Board of Deutsche Payment A1M SE since April 6, 2022. As Chief Financial Officer, he is responsible for Finance, which includes Controlling, Corporate Finance, Accounting, Tax and Investor Relations, Legal & Compliance, HR, and Corporate Governance.

Tobias Hagemann studied International Business Administration (M.Sc., 2013) and European Business Law (LL.M., 2015) at the European University Frankfurt/Oder with stays abroad in Turkey, Australia, and Poland as well as International Tax Law (LL.M., 2021) at King’s College London. Between 2013 and 2017, he researched and worked in the areas of accounting and tax law as a research assistant in Frankfurt/Oder. In November 2016, he was awarded his doctorate (Dr. rer. pol.). Tobias Hagemann then worked as a tax consultant at various auditing firms, including two Big4 firms and, until the end of 2021, the Next6 firm Mazars, where Hagemann was most recently a partner. Tobias Hagemann is a lecturer in the areas of accounting and taxation at the EBS University of Economics and Law, the European University Viadrina, the Federal Finance Academy, and others.

Tobias Hagemann has been Chief Financial Officer of Deutsche Payment A1M AG since January 1, 2022. In this role, he accompanied the reverse IPO between Deutsche Payment A1M AG and Doralis SE and its subsequent reorganization into Deutsche Payment A1M SE. Hagemann has now been a member of the Management Board of Deutsche Payment A1M SE since April 6, 2022.

Hagemann is married and has two daughters.

Controlling

Volkan Kösebas

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Volkan Kösebas has been working as Controller for Deutsche Payment A1M SE since May 16, 2022.

He studied International Business Administration (B.Sc.) at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder) with stays abroad in Australia and Turkey. Before joining Deutsche Payment, Volkan Kösebas worked as a personnel controlling officer in the healthcare industry, as a project controller in the real estate industry and as a consultant for a large auditing firm.

Tax & Accounting

Alper-Benjamin Wagner, Tax Advisor

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Alper-Benjamin Wagner has been Head of Tax since March 16, 2022.

He studied Business Law with a focus on Tax Law (LL.B.) at HTW Berlin and Business Administration with a focus on International Tax Planning and Design (M.Sc.) at Mannheim Business School / University of Mannheim. He has also been appointed as a tax advisor since June 2021. Prior to joining Deutsche Payment, Alper-Benjamin Wagner worked as a consultant at Ernst & Young GmbH WPG and Mazars GmbH & Co. KG in Berlin.

Investor Relations

Dr. Erik Hermann

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Dr. Erik Hermann has been Head of Marketing and Investor Relations since May 1, 2022.

He studied International Business Administration (M.Sc., 2011) and European Business Law (LL.M., 2017) at the European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder) with a stay abroad in Portugal and received his PhD in 2016. Before joining Deutsche Payment, Dr. Erik Hermann worked as a post doc at the European University Viadrina, as an advertising policy officer at the German Advertising Federation (ZAW), as a consultant at Mazars, and as a project manager at the IHP Leibniz Institute for Innovative Microelectronics.

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