”As a former managing director of Sofort GmbH and CPO of Heidelpay, Georg Schardt can be described as a payment and e-commerce expert since he has more than 30 years of experience from various management positions in the financial and retail sectors.

At Sofort GmbH (now Klarna), he was in charge of international sales and strategic cooperations in payment transactions for eight years. At the same time, he played a leading role in the development of the second EU Payment Services Directive (PSD2), which has been in force since January 2018 and must be implemented by European banks as of September 2019. Prior to this, he spent nine years in charge of Conrad Electronic’s e-commerce and distance selling business and ten years in charge of direct advertising at the e-commerce company Baur Versand.”