South Africa Fintech Startup Jumo Appoints Africa and India CEOs

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

South Africa founded fintech startup JUMO announced today that it has appointed Buhle Goslar and Ashish Desai as Africa CEO and India CEO respectively.

The startup which is registered in Mauritius was founded by South African Andrew Watkins-Ball in 2014. Its platform helps facilitate digital financial services such as credit and savings in emerging markets.

The startup said in a statement today that the appointments come as part of a new organisational structure to support JUMO’s expansion into new markets in Africa and Asia.

Goslar previously held the role of chief customer and sustainability officer at JUMO. The startup said she will oversee the company’s business in its African markets including Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

Based out of the Cape Town operational hub, she will also focus on strategic partnerships in new markets on the continent.

Photo courtesy of lirneasia.

Source: Ventureburn (link opens in a new window)

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