Karsten Kemna Joins Crealogix as MD of APAC Region

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Karsten Kemna Joins Crealogix as MD of APAC Region

April 16, 2020

Crealogix - Karsten KemnaCrealogix, a Switzerland based fintech renowned as global market leader in digital banking has added new executive to its executive team. As per latest announcement from the firm, it has onboarded Mr. Karsten Kemna to serve in the role of Managing Director for its Asia-Pacific market region effective immediately. In his new role as MD of APAC region, Mr. Kemna will be in-charge of strategic development of Crealogix in the growth market. To be precise, Mr. Kemna will help with the firm’s efforts in driving its group wide expansion and transformation to achieve the goal of becoming a leading player in Digital Banking SaaS Software in the region. Crealogix views APAC region as one of its strategic key markets and to that end it has made far reaching investments to strengthen its local organizations on sustainable basis.

The firm has continued to work with its vast partner network in the region to address growing demand for digital products in wealth management, retail and corporate banking verticals. Mr. Karsten Kemna will now spearhead the group’s expansion efforts in the region and leverage the knowledge and experience from his 18 year long career to help firm in achieving its goal. Mr. Kemna spent nearly a decade pursuing a career as professional Basketball player in Germany post which he joined Wincor Nixdorf a fintech firm specializing in banking services now known as Diebold Nixdorf and spent nearly 16 years in the firm serving in various sales and management roles focusing on banking department services across APAC region. During his term with the firm his efforts were instrumental in the firm significantly increasing its market position from perspective of both sales activities and growth and expansion.

Post his term with Diebold Nixdorf, he did brief stints as Managing Director for APAC region at TMD Security and its subsidiary TMS ATM Software – specialist in ATM self service security and Management software portfolio. He then went on to establish his own consulting firm focusing on financial service providers with strong ties to retail banking sector. Most recently he served as Managing Director for APAC region at ERI Bancaire, a digital banking support software specialist.

Commenting on Mr. Kemna’s addition to the team, Oliver Weber – Chief Executive Officer of Crealogix said, “We are delighted to have Karsten Kemna on board. He is an exceptionally experienced industry expert and through his leadership we will be able to serve our customers and overall market in Asia even better”.

About the firm:

The CREALOGIX Group is a Swiss Fintech 100 company and a global market leader in digital banking. The firm specializes in developing and implementation of innovative fintech solutions for the digital bank of tomorrow. The firm’s product solutions are highly sought after by banks in order to keep up with ever evolving customer needs in the area of digitalization, enabling them to hold their own in a very demanding and dynamic market while remaining one step ahead of their competitors. The group was founded in 1996 and has around 700 employees worldwide. CREALOGIX Holding AG is listed in SIX Swiss Exchange under the symbol – CLXN.

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