Gerrard Schmid


Gerrard Schmid has more than 20 years of leadership experience in banking, payments, and financial technology. Most recently, Mr. Schmid served as president and chief executive officer of Diebold Nixdorf Inc. from February 2018 to March 2022. Diebold Nixdorf is a multinational company that produces, installs and services hardware and software systems for the banking, retail and electric vehicle infrastructure sectors. He was previously Chief Executive Officer of D+H Corporation (a global fintech company based in Canada), from 2012 to 2017 and was Chief Operating Officer from 2009 to 2012. In addition, Mr. Schmid was President and Chief Executive Officer of D+H’s Filogix business unit (a mortgage and real estate technology service provider) from 2007 to 2009. Prior to that, he held senior executive roles in banking in the UK and Canada and spent several years at McKinsey & Company (a global management consulting firm), focused on financial services and technology. Mr. Schmid currently serves on the board of directors of Ingenico, an Apollo private equity portfolio company that is a global leader in payments point of sale terminals and associated software and services. He has also served as interim co-CEO of Ingenico since January 2023. Mr. Schmid currently serves on the board of directors of Luminator Technology Group, a Blackstone Credit portfolio company that delivers globally-recognized technology solutions to increase intelligence, safety, and efficiency for public transit operations including bus, rail and aerospace transit. Mr. Schmid also serves on the board of ISACA, an international professional association focused on IT governance, and cybersecurity certification and training. Mr. Schmid holds a B.Sc. in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, and a M.A.Sc. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Toronto. Mr. Schmid was nominated to serve on our Board because of his experience as a chief executive officer and his global perspective.