PAYBACK creates CTO position with Holger Stary

Twofold news for PAYBACK: A new position as Chief Technology Manager (CTO) for the company and TECH and digital expert Holger Stary who is taking over this role. Stary will be responsible for one of the most important and largest areas at the market-leading bonus program.
Stary, who joins from Home Shopping Europe (HSE), is expected to further drive PAYBACK's digitalization and TECH transformation. "I am fascinated by PAYBACK's consistent focus on customers, its reach and its exciting business model. For tech, product and data experts in particular, this company offers an incredible number of opportunities and challenges," says new PAYBACK CTO Holger Stary.

"With Holger, we are continuing our technical transformation so that our partner companies and our 31 million customers can benefit even faster from our technical and functional innovations. The combination of extensive digital know-how and many years of retail experience makes Holger an ideal colleague for this position," says PAYBACK CEO Conrad Pozsgai.

Holger Stary started his professional career at T-Systems in the field of databases. After holding various senior IT positions at well-known companies such as Media Markt Saturn, Stary was most recently responsible for the digital transformation at HSE (Home Shopping Europe) as Director Digital Technology. Through data-driven product development, he was able to significantly increase the revenue of digital channels at HSE as well as renew company-wide IT processes.