Dr. Hans-Martin Kraus

Dr. Hans-Martin Kraus

Capco Partner, Head of Payments EMEA

Capco role and focus

Dr. Hans-Martin Kraus is Head of Payments EMEA. As a Capco Partner based in Frankfurt, Hans leads the cross-border payments activities out of one of the fastest-growing markets, Germany. Additionally, he is a member of the German and European Executive Management Team.

 

Industry expertise

For the past decade and a half, Hans has worked at the heart of the financial services industry, holding a number of senior roles with Deutsche Bank (DB), latterly as Chief Operating Officer, Wealth Management, which saw him oversee the full transformation of the firm’s private bank in Germany. Earlier roles with DB saw Hans with responsibility for DB’s Private & Business Client division, which included membership of the Global Operating Committee with worldwide responsibility for services units, membership of the Executive Committee for Germany with mass retail responsibility. Hans also held the role of CEO of Norisbank after its acquisition by DB.

Hans’ extensive expertise in financial services is complemented by his experience working with one of the world’s leading consulting firms, McKinsey. Hans-Martin’s main focus during his tenure with McKinsey was on the areas of IT strategy, restructuring, post-merger integration and process engineering in the finance and IT sectors.

 

Thought leadership

Hans has developed value propositions on the successful execution of large, multi-layered organizational transformation programs, focusing specifically on turnaround management, post merger, restructuring, and process re-engineering. His expertise also covers consumer topics. He has chaired the Senior Council of the Deutsches Institute für Altersvorsorge, and has held membership of the industry councils of VISA and Mastercard Germany.

 

Professional background

Hans joined Capco after a lengthy career as a senior executive with leading financial services institution, Deutsche Bank. Hans also has extensive consulting experience with McKinsey, focused predominantly on the banking and insurance markets.