French paytech Lemonway appoints new CTO and CFO


French payment services provider Lemonway has recently expanded its leadership team with two key appointments in its finance and technology departments, aiming to bolster its management committee. Joining Lemonway’s executive team are Céline Bayer, appointed as Chief Technology Officer (CTO), and Nicolas Vigier, appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Céline Bayer’s role as CTO involves streamlining Lemonway’s internal technologies and processes and leveraging artificial intelligence to enhance customer service. With previous experience at AI surveillance software firm Veesion and payment infrastructure firm Mangopay, Bayer brings valuable expertise to her new position.

Meanwhile, Nicolas Vigier takes on the responsibilities of managing Lemonway’s finance and human resources departments as CFO. With prior experience as CFO for merchant payment solution Payplug and roles at payment acceptance and services provider Ingenico Group, Vigier’s financial acumen is expected to contribute significantly to Lemonway’s strategic initiatives.

According to Antoine Orsini, CEO of Lemonway, these appointments mark a milestone in the company’s growth journey. Bayer and Vigier are poised to support Lemonway’s investment efforts aimed at enhancing the security, efficiency, and overall effectiveness of its solutions.

Established in Paris in 2007, Lemonway specializes in providing payment solutions to marketplaces and alternative finance platforms. Their offerings include wallet management, payment processing, and third-party payment capabilities, all within a regulated framework compliant with Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations.

With a client base of over 400 marketplaces and management of more than 1.3 million wallets, Lemonway has emerged as a leader in the payment services industry. To date, the company has raised €50 million in funding, reflecting its strong position in the market.