Paysafe has appointed Vienna-based Christopher Fisher to Associate General Counsel & Senior Vice President.
Fischer joined Paysafe in 2019 (reported by CEE Legal Matters on September 10, 2019). Prior to Paysafe, he was with Western Union for almost 14 years, becoming Senior Counsel, Head of Legal EMEA-SA in 2006 and Assistant General Counsel Europe & CIS in 2009. In 2010 he was appointed Associate General Counsel The Americas and worked as Associate General Counsel Europe, Middle East and Africa from 2010 to 2013, at which point he became VP & Associate General Counsel, Head of Legal Europe & CIS.
Fischer was a Senior Attorney with IBM from 2000 to 2004, and from 1997 to 2000 he was Senior Manager with Oesterreichische Kontrollbank. He was Of Counsel with Wolf Theiss from 1995 to 1996.
"I want to give a special thanks to my team, without whom I can’t succeed," commented Fischer. "Looking forward to continuing to enable Paysafe to help our customers pay and play online safely."