Faith Nkatha Gitonga has been appointed the Country Manager – Kenya for digital payments platform provider Cellulant.
Ms Nkatha was the Digital Transformation Lead at Oracle, the American multinational computer technology corporation.
She has been in the digital business for an extended period, and Cellulant lauds her as a highly competent leader with a proven track record in driving digital transformation.
Her appointment will see her lead Kenya operations and scale Cellulant’s payments ecosystem.
Faith joints Cellulant from Oracle where she led their Digital Transformation efforts for the public sector.
Faith has over a decade of experience with a notable performance history of value-adding contribution, strategic partnerships, and digitalization for some of Kenya’s premier consumer-facing banks.
Prior to joining Oracle, Faith served as the Director for Strategy, Monitoring, and Transformation at Sidian Bank. In her role at the lender, she was responsible for the unit’s digital transformation, including developing and executing strategies for growth and expansion, partnerships, and quality performance.
Faith also previously worked at SBM Bank (K) Ltd. as Head of Department – Retail and Institutional Banking, among other leadership roles from 2008 to 2016.
“We are excited that Faith has accepted to join our leadership team and confident that she will lead Cellulant Kenya’s next chapter of growth and success”, said Ken Njoroge, co-Founder and CEO, Cellulant. “We have all been impressed by her strong track record of digital transformation and vast experience in the Fintech space.”
“It is a great privilege and honour to work with such a distinguished leader in the African fintech and payments space and one that continues to pioneer innovative solutions to meet the current and changing needs for businesses”, said Faith. “I am excited and confident that we can scale to greater heights in delivering high-quality services, build and develop strong relationships with our clients and partners in Kenya. I am also keen to diversify Cellulant’s portfolio into other sectors as business owners and organizations undergo rapid digitization.”
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