On all my professional stations it was important to me, to interpret the CFO role consequently business-oriented, to support growth and to foster innovation.“


  • Born 1964
  • Married, 4 children

Diploma in Business Mathematics

  • Philips-Universität Marburg
  • European School of Management and Technology Schloss Gracht (Post Graduate Studies)

Deutsche Bank AG (1992-1999; Banking)

  • Product and project manager chipcards
  • Vice President Point-of-sale- & e-commerce

easycash GmbH Group1) (2000-2009; Card Payment Services)

  • Authorised Officer/ Head of Finance, Control & HR
  • Managing Director / Group CFO

Ingenico S.A. Group (2009-2012; Card Payment Terminals & Services)

  • Managing Director / German Sub-group CFO
  • Approved Director of Payment Institution acc. §8 ZAG (German Payment Services Law)

GFKL Financial Services AG2) (2012-2015; Debt Collection & Purchasing)

  • Executive Board Member / Group CFO & Labour Director

Christoph Pfeifer Management Advisory (from 2016)

  • Self-employed executive advisor



1)Portfolio company of Warburg Pincus (11/2006-11/2009)
2)Portfolio company of Advent International (12/2009-6/2015) and Permira (from 7/2015)