BrandArena: Andela Nigeria Appoints New Country Director

Thursday 13 September 2018

Andela Nigeria Appoints New Country Director

Former Senior Manager at Accenture Nigeria, Omowale David-Ashiru, has been appointed as the first female country director for Andela Nigeria.

Omowale is taking over from Seni Sulyman who has moved on to become the Vice-President, Global Operations for the same company, Andela.

She will lead the 600+ strong Andela people dedicated to creating and providing a network of Africa’s most talented software development labour force.

Omowale has spent over 20 years in management consulting (Accenture) and entrepreneurship (A retail fashion company).

“Everything I’ve done before now feels like a preparation for this role,” Omowale said. “I’m excited to join this wonderful team of highly motivated individuals who are investing their skills and effort into advancing opportunity and potential in Nigeria and the continent at large.”

In June 2016, the company received funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. In 2017, Andela raised $40 million in Series C funding.

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