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Amsterdam · October 20th, 2020

Alexander Matthey to join Adyen Management Board as CTO

Alexander Matthey

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EVP Technology Alexander Matthey will be appointed as Adyen’s new CTO per January 1, 2021. He is replacing co-founder and current CTO Arnout Schuijff, who will leave the company at the end of this year.

Alexander’s career at Adyen began over five years ago when he was hired as VP Integrations, and the fourth member of the then fledgling Berlin office. In his subsequent role as EVP Technology, Alexander has been serving on Adyen’s extended management board since January 1, 2019.

“Alexander joined us from one of our merchants, and then earned his stripes in the area where business and technology meet,” says Pieter van der Does, Adyen’s co-founder and CEO. “He brings very broad experience and has been a vital part of some of the company’s most crucial projects over the past few years – including the building of Adyen for Platforms. I look forward to seeing more of Alexander’s contributions materialize over the next decade.”

“I’m looking forward to continuing to build out our technology strategy with the great team that we have in place,” said Alexander Matthey. “I’m also just genuinely excited about the opportunity to keep building out Adyen – now with an even broader scope.”

Alexander (1981) joined Adyen in 2015 from Rocket Internet-backed Glossybox, where he was CTO. His appointment as Management Board member is subject to approval from shareholders and regulatory approval by the Dutch Central Bank.

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Adyen (AMS: ADYEN) is the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, providing a modern end-to-end infrastructure connecting directly to Visa, Mastercard, and consumers' globally preferred payment methods. Adyen delivers frictionless payments across online, mobile, and in-store channels. With offices across the world, Adyen serves customers including Facebook, Uber, Spotify, Casper, Bonobos and L'Oréal.