Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer at Concardis GmbH, Mark Freese is responsible for finance and accounting, controlling, and purchasing, compliance and risk.
Freese has more than thirty years of experience in the financial sector, of which nine in the payment sector. Prior to joining Concardis, he worked for First Data Corporation between 2009 and 2017, and from 2014 to 2017 was responsible for finance in the EMEA economic area, where, among other things, he helped to bring about the company’s return to the US stock exchange in 2015 within the context of an IPO. As Managing Director with overall responsibility, he headed Telecash GmbH & Co KG from 2011 to 2014 and, before this, led the finance division of First Data in the DACH region, Benelux and Italy. From 2007 to 2009 he worked as an independent finance and business consultant. Previously, Freese held various management roles in finance at the US-listed Newell Rubbermaid Corporation at their EMEA headquarters in Brussels from 2000 to 2007.