After announcing the retirement of our Co-Founder and CEO, Eran Feinstein, we are proud to share that Judy Waruiru will reign as the new Managing Director of DPO Africa. As our current Head of Operations, Judy is well-versed in the DPO ecosystem and has the leadership skills to guide our organisation to greater success. Effective January 2023, Judy will be responsible for DPO business in over twenty African countries.
Judy has 20 years of experience managing and identifying growth opportunities across different markets in Africa and globally. Her experience spans fintech, airlines, start-ups, media, and technology. Her proven track record in setting and driving strategy across Africa, where she has trained, inspired, and influenced teams to deliver desired objectives, are just some of the ways she is the ideal person for the role.
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DPO Chairman, co-founder and interim Regional Managing Director, Offer Gat said: “We are delighted that Judy will lead our business in Africa. Her experience in managing and identifying growth opportunities, new market development and her understanding of the digital payments ecosystem will prove invaluable as we continue to grow and help drive digital commerce in support of the region’s businesses and economies. Her passion, expertise, and invaluable understanding of DPO are an excellent fit to further DPO’s vision of driving economic growth across Africa.”
Judy Waruiru, incoming DPO Managing Director for Africa, added: “It is a privilege to be given this opportunity and to further work with a talented Team to grow our services in Africa. I look forward to taking on this new challenge and continue delivering innovative digital payment solutions for our clients to serve the communities and economies in which we operate in better. DPO is at the forefront of changing the payments narrative across the continent, and I am proud to be able to drive this agenda.”
DPO is proud to have such a force of knowledge and power take the lead as Managing Director. We wish Judy all the success and happiness as she embarks on her new role.
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