WISHCARD TECHNOLOGIES GROUP NAMES DELOITTE PARTNER DR RALF JOEDICKE NEW CFO; VERENA ARGAUER JOINS MANAGEMENT FROM PROSIEBEN, HOLGER SCHMIEDING JOINS FROM UNITYMEDIA

In Home, News by Sonja von Harden

The Wishcard Technologies Group, Germanys leading brand for gift vouchers, extends its management by three Key persons:

Dr. Ralf Jödicke joins the team from multinational professional services network Deloitte where he was one of the partners of the company. After helping the group redesign it´s financial structure and architecture as an advisor, he joined the company now fulltime as Chief Financial Officer.

Verena Argauer was overseeing the acquisition of equity deals at Prosieben Sat1 Media Group, one of Germanys largest TV Networks. She joins the Wishcard Team as Senior Director Strategic Sales.

Holger Schmieding was all Sales activities at Unitymedia – one of Germanys largest cable network providers – before joining the team at Wishcard as Senior Vice President B2B.

Valentin Schütt, Founder of Wishcard Technolgies Group announced at a statement recently published on LinkedIn: “I am amazed that these three exceptional talents were joining the Exec Management Team at Wunschgutschein/WishCard recently: Verena Argauer as Senior Director Strategic Sales joined from Seven Ventures, Holger Schmieding as Senior Vice President B2B joined from Unitymedia and Ralf Jödicke as CFO joined from Deloitte. We are blessed for this incredible journey we started in 2014 – but there is so much more to come.


About Wishcard Technologies:
The Wishcard Technologies Group operates a technology platform and develops, distributes, and sells voucher products with flexible redemption options on their platform’s own online portals. Wishcard Technologies covers the entire value chain, developing products and getting retail partners involved (including digital infrastructure), from in-house production to sales, both online and in-store. The resulting logistics infrastructure allows Wishcard Technologies to respond dynamically and flexibly to the needs of both individual and corporate clients in the shortest possible time.

Wishcard Technologies operates a digital voucher platform that partners with over 500 industry leaders, including Amazon, Google, Apple, IKEA, Zalando, and Facebook.

WUNSCHGUTSCHEIN AND WISHCARD – ONE VOUCHER FOR OVER 500 STORES:
Digital Wishes GmbH was founded in late 2014 to implement the WISHCARD business model. The company’s headquarters in Brilon houses the finance, legal, HR, sales, and production departments, while the Düsseldorf office team consists of technology, marketing, and customer service.

WISHCARD is a gift product designed as a combination greeting card and gift card (gift voucher). The WISHCARD universal gift voucher may be redeemed at more than 500 different partners. The card may be redeemed at a number of top retail outlets including Amazon, Zalando, H&M, Google Play, IKEA, iTunes, C&A, MEDIAMARKT, and many more. The WISHCARD voucher is sold both in stores and online, and among others is advertised as part of TV ad campaigns on major channels like Pro7, Sat1, RTL, VOX, Kabel1, SIXX, and DMAX.