Jürgen Schübel has been Head of Merchant Solutions and Acceptance Development Central Europe at Visa Europe since October 2018. He is responsible for developing the merchant business and expanding acceptance in Germany, the Netherlands, Austria and Switzerland. Jürgen started his professional career at Deutsche Bank AG in Frankfurt in 1994 and has worked in various sales functions in corporate customer support and cash management in Germany, Italy, Austria and Switzerland. In 1998, he moved to the International Business Development department of Pago eTransaction Services GmbH, a cooperation between Metro AG and Deutsche Bank AG in the area of payment services and acquiring. In 2000, he moved to Singapore and joined Vcheque.com Ltd. as Business Development and Product Development Manager. Vcheque.com was an IT and payment transactions developer and was funded by Visa Inc., Daimler VC, Allianz VC and the Singapore Technology Board. Prior to joining Visa, Jürgen had held senior positions in Account Management, Strategic Business Development and Country Management Austria at Mastercard since 2002. Most recently, he was responsible for acceptance and innovation development in the merchant business for Mastercard in Europe.