Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Olaoluwa Akinnusi leaves Jumia, joins Bolt as new Country Manager for Kenya

Ride-hailing company Bolt has hired Jumia’s global head of logistics and operations, Olaoluwa Akinnusi, to be the firm’s new country manager in Kenya. He takes the place of Alex Mwaura who recently left the company.

Prior to joining Bolt, Akinnusi was one of the founding staff at Jumia. During his three years at Jumia, Akinnusi oversaw supply chain management, operations strategy development, implementation and growth across the seven African countries within his purview.

“We are very excited to welcome Ola to our team at Bolt. Not only will he bring a tighter focus on customer relationship quality to our sales team, but also be a great role model for our employees, driver partners and riders who come into contact with him,” Mr. Karl Aru, Bolt General Manager for Africa, said.

Bolt, formerly Taxify is among the leading transportation platforms in Africa with more than 25 million passengers in over 30 countries globally.

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