Marco dos Santos appointed Chief Technology Officer, Ken Serdons appointed Chief Commercial Officer, Koen Köppen now part of Supervisory Board and Daniel Ropers appointed as strategic advisor.
Amsterdam, July 16, 2020 – Mollie, one of the leading payment service providers (PSP) in Europe, joins the executive team and board to support the company’s serious growth ambitions. This also contributes to Mollie’s vision to become the most beloved PSP in Europe.
After a successful career at Booking.com as Senior Director of Software Development, Marco dos Santos has been appointed Chief Technology Officer at Mollie. Dos Santos will focus in particular on the further development of Mollie’s technical strategy and product roadmap. His extensive experience in software and product development is an important contribution to Mollie’s ‘product and customer first’ approach. The company aims to make financial services as simple as possible, with a focus on providing simple payment solutions that help online merchants grow their business, while streamlining their financial processes.
Dos Santos: “I am very happy to be part of the Mollie team now. I fully agree with Mollie’s vision that every piece of technology should add value and reduce the complexity of the payment process. I look forward to working on this and making a difference for Mollie and our customers.”
Over the last few months, Mollie has recruited several highly experienced professionals to help further develop the company:
– Ken Serdons has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer. Before joining Mollie, he was a senior executive at Worldpay and Paymentsense.
– Koen Köppen, currently Chief Technology Officer at Klarna, has also been added to Mollie’s Supervisory Board.
– Daniel Ropers, former CEO of bol.com and Springer Nature, assists the company as a strategic advisor to the executive team and Supervisory Board.
“Our ambition is to become one of Europe’s largest and best-loved payment service providers,” says Adriaan Mol, founder of Mollie. “We want to achieve this by offering our customers a best-in-class payment solution that is easy to install and manage, combined with excellent customer service. I am proud that we have been able to attract this experienced talent, they believe in our proposition and ability to capitalize on future opportunities. I am happy that Marco, Ken, Koen and Daniel are joining Mollie. They all understand the role technology plays in changing our daily lives and they bring a lot of value and energy to the company.”