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Peter Ciranka

Photo Peter Ciranka - member of PayComm-advisory board


✻ 09.11.1958    ✝ 01.03.2019

We mourn the passing of Peter Ciranka, and will dearly miss his warm and convivial manner on the Advisory Board.


  • University Degree in Communications Engineering and Informatics

  • Since February 1989
    working in the Card Business Telecommunications
    • Specialist at Banco de Santander Visa Card Services
    • Supervision and administration of
      communication applications and authorisation systems

  • 1992
    Establishment of PoS Terminal Division at B+S Card Service GmbH
    • Instrumental in establishing the electronic cash functionality
    • 1996
      Director Technical Sales Department -
      conceptional work in the acquiring business

  • 2001
    Technical Director Point e-pay GmbH

  • June 2002
    Transaction Services Manager at MasterCard Worldwide

  • September 2005
    Vice President Acceptance, Central Europe, MasterCard Worldwide

  • November 2010
    Senior Project Manager Acquiring, WestLB AG (later Portigon AG)

  • October 2012
    Assistant General Manager, JCB International (Europe), Branch office Frankfurt

  • Since November 2013    
    General Manager, JCB International (Europe), Branch office Frankfurt