Guido Kuhring, new Head of Sales for Central and Northern Europe at MANGOPAY

The provider of payment solutions for marketplaces and platforms, MANGOPAY, has announced the appointment of Guido Kuhring as Head of Sales for Central and Northern Europe. This appointment underlines the strong ambitions in the DACH market, a strategic region for the development of the scaleup where it works with marketplaces and platforms such as Chrono24, PaulCamper or Elopage.

In this position, Kuhring will be responsible for reinforcing MANGOPAY’s presence in the region, developing the DACH and Nordic teams and expanding the network of local and regional partners. Guido will report to Pierre Lion, MANGOPAY’s Chief Growth Officer.

The appointment of Guido Kuhring is a key milestone for MANGOPAY after the arrival of Advent International, as the new majority shareholder. highlights the ambitions of the financial company to become one of the world’s leading payment solutions driving the platform economy.

With over 15 years of experience in senior positions within PSP and in sales roles with global corporations, Guido Kuhring has a deep understanding of development and scalability issues related to marketplaces and platform business. Based in Berlin, Guido Kuhring will be responsible for developing the company’s presence in the Central and Northern European market by implementing an acquisition strategy and supporting partner platforms. Guido Kuhring will also be involved in recruiting new profiles and retaining talent to support strong ambitions in the DACH and Northern markets, both strategic regions for the scaleup’s development.

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42 years old and father of a daughter, he studied International Business and Marketing at the University of Potsdam and Rotterdam, which allowed him to work in various sectors. Initially Brand Manager for Reckitt, he joined Henkel in 2011 as Business Development Manager Eastern Europe before leaving 7 years later as Sales Director Germany and Switzerland to join PayPal in 2018. Within PayPal, Guido held various positions until 2020, when he was appointed Head of Marketplace Sales in the DACH region.

«Joining MANGOPAY is a great opportunity to be part of a leading organization in the market, sustainable and ambitious, which is focusing its efforts 100% on the specific needs of marketplaces and platforms,” Guido Kuhring points out. “Together with my team, I will especially focus on the implementation of a local sales strategy in the relevant markets that combines the acquisition of large accounts, scaleups and startups in this region of great potential. I am confident that my skills and prior experience will allow me to be successful in implementing MANGOPAY’s vision, especially as the value proposition for platforms has never been more relevant. This is going to be an exciting new adventure.”

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