Simone Lavicka Strategy Director, Ingenico ePayments

As Strategy Director for Ingenico ePayments, Simone Lavicka is responsible for creating and managing our strategy to strengthen our market position globally, identify growth areas and enhance our product offering. Furthermore, she leads the overall coordination of the strategic initiatives (i.e. ‘big bets’). Other key responsibilities are preparation of presentations for the Supervisory Board, generating competitive insights, and representing Ingenico in the European Payments Council’s multi-stakeholder group for “Request-to-Pay” related to the roll out of account-based and instant payments.

Simone has 15+ years professional work experience in various industries such as banking, financial services, payments and e-commerce, in international and domestic environments. She held various strategy and finance roles, and was responsible for launching and commercializing cash management solutions at a global bank.

Simone has a MBA from Rotterdam School of Management and a Master degree from a well-established university in Austria. She lives with her husband and two children in Amsterdam, and in her spare time enjoys skiing, crafting and outdoor activities with her family.