Worldline - 2020 Universal Registration Document

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Michael Steinbach is Head of Global Business Line Financial Services of Worldline and CEO of equensWorldline SE. Furthermore he is member of Worldline´s Group Executive Committee. Next to that, he is involved in national and international payment Committees. Earlier, he acted as Chairman of the International Payments

Charles-Henri de Taffin received a Postgraduate Degree (DEA) in business law from the University of Paris X – Nanterre and a Postgraduate Degree (DESS) in litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution from the University of Paris II – Panthéon Assas. He spent 9 years as business lawyer in the international law


Framework Association (IPFA) and member of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Bank Nederland NV. Michael Steinbach was one of the responsible acting managers on the mergers between the Dutch Interpay BV and the German Transaktionsinstitut fuer Zahlungsverkehrsdienstleistungen AG which led to the incorporation of Equens in 2006 and between Equens and the processing part of Worldline, resulting in the creation of equensWorldline SE in 2016. Prior to his appointment as Chairman of the Board at Transaktionsinstitut in 2003 he was a Director of DZ BANK AG (Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank), where he headed the payments/cards/trade Finance department. During his career he has headed increasingly large and complex payment and cards divisions formed by mergers in the banking and Financial Services world.

firm, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, international contract law but also on arbitration and dispute resolution. In 2013, Charles-Henri joined the Legal department of the Atos group and particularly contributed, as Head of Legal Special & Strategic Projects, to the main acquisitions, financing and capital markets transactions, including Worldline’s IPO. In 2016, he became Deputy General Counsel for Atos France. Since July 2017, Charles-Henri is General Counsel, Head of Legal and Contract management of Worldline.

Universal Registration Document 2020


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