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New Chair in Digital Financial Services to be established

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Veröffentlicht am Donnerstag, den 09. März 2017

PayPal (Europe), the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) and the University of Luxembourg have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create a FNR PEARL Chair in Digital Financial Services (FinTech).

The Chair has an initial duration of five years and will be jointly supported by PayPal and the FNR, and hosted at the University of Luxembourg.

Prime Minister Xavier Bettel obtained PayPal’s CEO Dan Schulman’s personal commitment for the co-financing of the Chair.

Photo, from left:
Front row: Norbert Becker (Chairperson of the Supervisory Board of PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A.); Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister; Véronique Hoffeld (Chair of the Board, FNR); Yves Elsen (Chairman of the Board of Governors, University of Luxembourg):
Second row: Rupert Keeley (Chief Executive Officer, PayPal Europe); Marc Schiltz (Secretary General, Luxembourg National Research Fund); Massimo Malvetti (Secretary of the Board of Governors of the University of Luxembourg); Ludwig Neyses (Vice Rector of the University of Luxembourg); Gérard Hoffmann (Member of the Board of Governors of the University of Luxembourg). © SIP

 

Read the FNR press release PayPal – FNR PEARL Chair in FinTech.

Photo: Xavier Bettel & Véronique Hoffeld, © SIP