The management board

  • Miriam Wohlfarth

    Managing Director, Founder

    Miriam Wohlfarth is Managing Director and co-founder of RatePAY, with her main areas of responsibility encompassing marketing and sales. With more than 17 years of experience in online payment, she knows the industry like the back of her hand and is skilled at finding the right, specific solution for every requirement. Before RatePAY, she helped build up and develop major payment service providers. Alongside her role at RatePAY, Miriam Wohlfarth is actively involved in many networks and industry events.

  • Jesper Wahrendorf

    CEO

    Jesper Wahrendorf is Managing Director and CEO of RatePAY. He is the specialist for strategic development at RatePAY. RatePAY’s customers benefit from his comprehensive e-commerce expertise, which he acquired over the years as Managing Director of myfab and Head of Business Development New Media at the Otto Group.

  • Urs Bader

    COO

    Urs Bader is COO at RatePAY and is in charge for the departments Customer Service Management, Debtors Management, IT-Service Operations and Risk Management. Urs Bader has been working for RatePAY since 2012, most recently as Director Operations. In this role, he pushed the internationalization of the company and was responsible for numerous product developments. Previously, he was strategic business consultant in Paris and London.

  • Luise Linden

    CTO

    Luise Linden is CTO of RatePAY and the strong voice of the growing area of ​​Product & IT. Together with her team, she is responsible for the development and operation of the RatePAY products. The graduated computer scientist has been part of the RatePAY team since 2011 and had big influence in driving the agile transformation forward.

RatePAY – that's us!

RatePAY is your partner for easy and secure payments online. We are experts in individual e-payment solutions for all types of online shop. We support individual multichannel approaches, handle the entire payment process and carry the risk for payment default. Our products include instalment payment without Postident procedure and with immediate online approval, open invoice, direct debit and payment in advance.

Our milestones

  • 2009

    Foundation and acquisition

    RatePAY was founded in 2009 with the aim of making the most popular payment methods available online as well. Just one year later, the Otto Group acquired its first shares. Up to 2017, RatePAY was a wholly-owned subsidiary.

  • 2016

    Licensing and growth

    In 2016, RatePAY’s growth saw the company’s staff complement rise to 100 employees and boasted a customer base of more than 300 of the top 1,000 online shops. Furthermore, RatePAY obtained a ZAG license (BaFin), allowing the company to offer more comprehensive services to its clients.

  • 2017

    Profitability

    Represented in 5 countries, RatePAY recorded sales of EUR 1.2 billion in 2017, reflecting the profitable nature of the company. In the same year, RatePAY was also acquired by Advent International and Bain Capital.

  • 2018

    Stability

    In 2018, sales of EUR 2 billion are expected thereby ensuring RatePAY’s ongoing profitability. Moreover, Concardis Payment Groups and Nets A/S are to merge with the aim of further advancing their European expansion.

Our team

  • Andrej Schleicher

    Business Development
  • Regina Repp

    Human Resources
  • Marco Pohl

    Software Engineering
  • Mandy Siebert

    Controlling
  • Julia Tschawdarow

    Marketing & PR
  • Eugen Nommensen

    DMS Development
  • Dominique Leikauf

    Executive Assistant
  • Stjepan Krizic

    Business Development
  • Felicitas Vlachakis

    Product
  • Aarne Welschlau

    Software Engineering
  • Thien Vu

    DWH Development
  • Marco Gau

    Product
  • Friderike Schröder

    Human Resources
  • Snezhana Kalcheva

    Risk Management
  • Jan Becker

    Software Engineering
  • Jeanette Pichlak

    DMS Development
  • Max Peuntinger

    Risk Management
  • Diana Büttner

    Customer Service Management
  • Jörg Otto

    Customer Integration Consulting
  • Nicolas Kipp

    Risk Management
  • Laura Kölmel

    Marketing & PR
  • Elena Babajanov

    Risk Management
  • Rajesh Reddy Raya

    DMS Development
  • Siu Binh Lam

    Key Account Management
  • Annegret Seufert

    Software Engineering
  • Maksim Schulz

    Risk Management
  • Philipp Schaaf

    DMS Development
  • Charlotte Ruffin

    Contract Management & Compliance
  • Jan Geisler

    Customer Service Management
  • Diana Buchholz

    DMS Development
  • Marcus Ericsson

    Software Engineering
  • Carsten Scherbart

    Software Engineering
  • Ariane Zühlke

    Office Management
  • Martin Kuhl

    Service Management
  • Tobias Franke

    Software Engineering
  • Susan Lange

    Controlling
  • Daniel Reyes Infante

    DMS Development
  • Stefan Kuske

    Human Resources
  • Isabelle Petry

    Office Management
  • Thorsten Scherzer

    Business Development
  • Ulrike Sens

    Software Engineering
  • David Gerhardt

    Risk Management
  • Manuela Thormann

    Human Resources
  • Rolf Weller

    DMS Development
  • Guido Greschuchna

    DWH Development
  • Florian Guichard

    Customer Service Management
  • Karla Schönicke

    Software Engineering
  • Thomas Hoeft

    DWH Development
  • Jasna Korent

    Product
  • Till Holzknecht

    Technical Customer Service Management
  • Sascha Kirchhoff

    Product & IT - Corporate IT
  • Manuel Muthig

    DWH Development
  • Stephan Schmidt

    Product & IT - Corporate IT
  • Daniel Blümel

    Customer Service Management
  • Yuna Morgenstern

    Software Engineering
  • Martin Kuhn

    Software Engineering
  • Markus Stübing

    Customer Integration & Relationship Management
  • Martin Fürstenau

    Software Engineering
  • Robert Brixner

    Risk Management
  • Flaminia Catalli

    Risk Management
  • Sebastian Zimmer

    Customer Service Management
  • Matthias Scheel

    Product & IT - Corporate IT
  • Daniel Neuburger

    Risk Management
  • Kajetan Michalski

    Customer Service Management
  • Manuela Radeke

    Controlling
  • Lyubomir Danov

    Risk Management
  • Malte Hoberg

    Software Engineering
  • Steffen Goldenbaum

    Customer Integration Consulting
  • Florian Werner

    Product & IT - Corporate IT