We are pleased to announce the appointment of Femi Oshinlajaas the Group COO for Cassava Fintech International, with effect from 1st December 2020.
Femi Oshinlaja is joining us from Airtel Networks Nigeria (a member of Airtel Africa Group Limited) where he was Operations Director overseeing the entire operationsof Western Nigeria with annual revenue of over $154m. He is a multiskilled business leader with experience in business development & innovation, sales & marketing, information technology and digital services monetization. He is very strong in terms of functional and people leadership competencies for breakthrough performance.
He has a first degree in Engineering and an MBA in Marketing with over 17 years work experience spanning the Banking, FMCG and Telecoms sectors having worked for multinational firmssuch as British American Tobacco, Nokia, Diageo and Coca-Cola Hellenic in varying geographies across Africa.
Femi has a track record of consistent above plan performance across key performance indicators including EBITDA, revenue market share, customer market share and top of mind awareness. He has a strong passion to excel and lead teams via providing clear direction & breakthrough performance coaching. His strong drive for results, openness to turn challenges into opportunities, customer service orientation, entrepreneurial and ethical approach are core to his personal life and career.
He is an advocate for financial inclusion and serves as advisor on varying community development projects. As the GCOO, he will primarily be responsible for overseeing CFI’s business operations, and providing day to day leadership to our various operating entities.
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