12 February 2018 – Klarna is pleased to announce that Robert Bueninck has been appointed to the role of General Manager for Germany, Austria, Switzerland (DACH), succeeding Marc Berg. Robert is currently the General Manager of the Netherlands and Belgium for Klarna. Marc Berg will leave the company to take up a new role. The changes will take effect on March 1st 2018.
Klarna Chief Commercial Officer of Klarna Michael Rouse: “Robert has been with Klarna for almost six years and has achieved tremendous results, demonstrated strong strategic leadership and is passionate about creating value for merchants and consumers. We are delighted that we were able to select such a top-class candidate internally to lead such an important region for the company”.
“We would like to thank Marc for his leadership of the DACH region, which has seen record accelerated growth over the past two years. We wish Marc every success in his new role”, Rouse continues.
About Klarna Group
Klarna is one of Europe’s leading payment providers and a newly-licensed bank, which wants to revolutionise the payment experience for shoppers and merchants alike. Founded in Stockholm, Sweden, in 2005, Klarna gives online consumers the option to pay now, pay later or over time ‒ offering a simple, safe and smoooth checkout experience. In 2014 Klarna joined forces with Sofort and formed Klarna Group. Klarna now works with 70,000 merchants to offer solutions to more than 60 million of users in Europe and North America. Klarna has 1,700 employees and is active in 14 countries.