October 9, 2014 (Thu): paysafecard, a global leader in prepaid payments and a member of the international Skrill Group, has appointed Walter Tauchner as Vice President of Partner Management. In his new role, Tauchner (47) is responsible for the expansion of co-operations with partners in the digital entertainment and e-commerce industry. In order to contribute to the ambitious growth targets of paysafecard, Tauchner will also expand the number of such partnerships significantly.
Tauchner, a graduated business economist, has previously worked for companies such as Winterthur / Credit Suisse Group in CEE where he gained broad management experiences as CEO in Hungary and as a member of the board of directors for subsidiaries in Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Poland. In the financial sector, Tauchner successfully managed the consulting company ONNEA KFT for seven years as a partner and co-owner.
At paysafecard, Tauchner spearheads a team of experts which focuses on agile development methods and modern structures. Tauchner sees his new position at paysafecard as a “great opportunity and a unique challenge in a very exciting industry.”
Udo Müller, CEO of paysafecard, is pleased to welcome Tauchner on board: “Partner management is crucial for our growth strategy. With strong partnerships, we want to make the final step into the ‘Premium League’ of digital business in the coming months and years, and strengthen our position. This requires creative minds with the right know-how for our industry and future developments in our markets. Walter Tauchner fulfills these requirements comprehensively, and therefore completes our team perfectly.”