Brian Schleisner named as new CEO of Cryptera

Diebold Nixdorf, a world leader in driving connected commerce, today announced the appointment of Brian Schleisner as CEO and Managing Director of Cryptera.

Brian has held various leadership roles in sales, business development and product management throughout his more than 14-year career in the international security and payment industry. He most recently served as Vice President, Sales & Marketing of Cryptera.

“We are at a crucial moment and need to renew leadership to successfully implement our strategy of transforming Cryptera to leverage their capabilities within security and payments. Schleisner has extensive commercial experience and deep knowledge of the market and the organization. He is a strong communicator with a customer centric approach”, says Uwe Krause, Chairman of the Cryptera BoD.

“I am passionate to lead Cryptera into the next steps of our future. I’m looking forward to working closely together with our very strong and experienced organization and continuing to develop our market offerings for the benefit of new and our many long term customers. We have a clear roadmap for Contactless and Self Service payments and a vision to address the growing market for IoT Security”, said Schleisner.

About Cryptera
Cryptera is a Diebold Nixdorf subsidiary based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Cryptera has more than 30 years of experience in providing secure payment solutions. Our solutions allow customers to deliver a world-class user experience combined with compliance to international security standards. Cryptera provides reliable and secure hardware, software and related services.  We protect sensitive information using cryptographic methods and secure processes.

About Diebold Nixdorf
Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) is a world leader in enabling connected commerce. We automate, digitize and transform the way people bank and shop. Our integrated solutions connect digital and physical channels conveniently, securely and efficiently for millions of consumers every day. As an innovation partner for nearly all of the world’s top 100 financial institutions and a majority of the top 25 global retailers, Diebold Nixdorf delivers unparalleled services and technology that power the daily operations and consumer experience of banks and retailers around the world. The company has a presence in more than 100 countries with approximately 23,000 employees worldwide. Visit for more information.

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Brian Schleisner

Phone: +45 43 43 43 95