N26’s leadership bench extended with the appointment of Dr. Jan Kemper as Chief Financial Officer.
Jan Kemper is going to start as the new CFO in the second half of the year. The previous CFO of N26 was Maximilian Tayenthal, who will take on the role of Co-CEO as Kemper will reporting directly to him and to the co-founder of the company, Valentin Stalf.
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This occupies an important position that was advertised in May 2020. However, N26 is still looking for a product manager – the last vacant position in management. The digital bank has lost many executives in the past year and it was often difficult to find a proper replacement for them.
Jan Kemper has decades of experience leading and building finance and operations teams under his belt, as well as a strong background in M&A and IPO.
He also served as Group CFO at German DAX 30-listed entertainment company ProsiebenSat.1 Media SE from 2017 to 2019, Jan was most recently Managing Director at Omio among other previous professional experiences.
Maximilian Tayenthal, co-CEO and co-founder of N26: “I’m very happy to welcome another seasoned leader to the N26 family. Jan’s track record in scaling companies from start-up through IPO will be invaluable as we set in motion our plans for the future.”
Jan Kemper: “It’s a really exciting time to be joining N26, a dynamic and successful disruptor in the finance industry with the opportunity to provide radically better banking for millions. I look forward to working with their team of leaders and innovators as we accelerate N26 towards its growth ambitions in the coming years.”