TrueLayer, Europe’s leading open banking platform, today announced that Mariko Beising has joined the company as the new Head of Payments Partnerships, bringing a decade of experience, most recently to Klarna where she led. partnerships with payment service providers (PSPs).
As the demand for TrueLayer’s open bank payments continues to grow, Mariko will play a pivotal role in defining and managing TrueLayer’s partnership strategy, reporting to the company’s chief revenue officer, Max Emilson. A highly experienced business manager, with a deep understanding of e-commerce and European payments, Mariko will work with Payment Service Providers (PSPs), as well as TrueLayer customers to understand their emerging payment needs and business cases. use.
“Open banking is an incredibly exciting space, with huge opportunities to fundamentally change the way people pay. It is already replacing old methods like cards that are not suitable for the digital age, and will continue to do so – innovations like variable recurring payments, for example, are likely to replace direct debits, ”commented Mariko Beising.
“TrueLayer is a market leader and innovator, renowned for its strong product management and engineering. I believe these two elements form the basis for agile, high-quality products that make it an ideal choice for global payment partners and their customers. I’m also excited to go back to my roots, working directly with the Product teams to meet the needs of PSPs and their corporate merchants in the roadmap.
Prior to TrueLayer, Mariko was Director of Global Partnerships and Head of PSP Partnerships at payment provider Klarna, where she was responsible for Klarna’s global PSP partners such as Adyen. With a decade of experience in financial services, she also managed sales and payment partnerships on the German online banking payment platform SOFORT, before her purchase by Klarna in 2014. She played a role there. important role in the adoption of PSD2 and open banking, managing several PSP Partnerships.
Max Emilson, CRO at TrueLayer, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Mariko to further accelerate our growth in Europe and beyond. As more merchants look to implement open-to-cash bank payments, PSPs will play an important role in driving adoption. Mariko has an exceptional track record in building PSP partnerships since her time at Klarna, as well as a deep appreciation and understanding of open banking. His experience at the forefront of e-commerce payments provides invaluable insight into how to build TrueLayer’s strategic partnerships that will bring innovation to merchants and their customers.