Person avatar: Peter Bakenecker

Peter Bakenecker

General Management / Strategy

Company logo: mastercard


Division President Germany and Switzerland


Peter is Mastercard’s Division President for Germany and Switzerland since July 2017. Previously Peter led the Core Product team in Europe and was responsible for all product related activities within the region. Before that he was SVP for Business Development in Western Europe and in charge for non-traditional customers as well as digital payments, acceptance and expert sales activities. Prior Peter was part of Mastercard Advisors for eight years and member of the management team for Europe, AP and MEA. During this time, he led various customer relationships and engagements in all regions focusing on financial due diligence, portfolio conversions, strategy development, payment profitability and new technologies across different verticals (e.g. Banking, Airlines, MNO). Before joining Mastercard in 2006, Peter was a project manager at the Financial Service practice of Batten & Company and Roland Berger Strategy Consultants. He holds an MBA in Banking & Finance. Peter studied at the University of Duisburg-Essen and the University of Technology in Sydney. Furthermore, he completed executive programs at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Peter lives in London, with his wife and two sons; he is passionate about exploring new parts of the world together with his family.

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