The company - Chief Executive Office

paysafecard management

Udo Müller, MBA – CEO

Born in Graz on 24 January 1975, Udo Müller graduated in Industrial Engineering and Management from Graz University of Technology and Haas University of California/Berkeley, USA. He also has an MBA from Donau University Krems. Udo Müller has been with the company since 2000 and joined the board in 2006. On 1 March 2014, he was appointed as Chairman of the Board of paysafecard Wertkarten AG. On 30 July 2014 Wertkarten AG was transformed into Wertkarten GmbH, Udo Müller was appointed Chief Executive Officer.

"paysafecard has become a market leader in prepaid online payment methods in just a few years. It is a success story that I would like to continue writing together with my team with a focus on quality, high-end products for our customers."

Dr. Joze Rant, MBA – Managing Director, CFO

Born in Slovenia, he holds a doctor's degree in physics and an MBA and has been working for paysafecard since 2000. In 2017 Joze Rant became CFO and the second Managing Director, working alongside CEO Udo Müller.

“As an Austrian player in the international prepaid market, we are very proud of our worldwide expansion and our strong position in the local market. I am thrilled to be able to contribute my experience as part of the leadership team of paysafecard."

Dr. Hartwig Gerhartinger – Managing Director

Hartwig Gerhartinger joined Paysafe in 2012 as Legal Counsel, focusing on regulatory matters with regards to paysafecard. With Paysafe growing, he had the opportunity to grow as well and assumed more and more responsibility in various roles, looking after legal, regulatory and government affairs. In 2019, he became the third Managing Director. Hartwig also represents Paysafe at a number of key industry associations with appointments to the Board of the Prepaid Verband Deutschland (PVD) or the European Payments Institutions Federation (EPIF), and has been appointed expert to the European Commission’s Payment Systems Market Expert Group.

"paysafecard has a great, dynamic team and a lot of further growth potential. There can’t be a more exciting task for me than to set the course for a continued successful future at paysafecard together with Udo Müller and Joze Rant."