SasaPay, a Pan-African leader in payments acceptance solutions has announced the appointment of Daniel Njoroge Kiriungi as the company’s Chief Operating Officer and Deputy CEO, effective immediately.
Njoroge is an experienced executive with a 15-year track record in the technology sector particularly in Africa.
Daniel joins SasaPay following a successful career at a number of leading technology-focused, disruptive brands, bringing with him a wealth of industry experience and knowledge.
He most recently served as the Director Sales Network for global payments company Interswitch, where he successfully led the company’s penetration and growth into the Kenyan market.
“We strongly believe Daniel is the right captain for the next stage of transformation and growth of SasaPay. We are confident that his passion for innovation and sustainability, coupled with his experience in the payments sector will enable us to unlock and create new opportunities for growth and deliver exceptional value to our clients,” the Board said in a statement.
His new appointment comes as the company continues to deliver further growth and re-focus its strategic plan to empower millions of businesses in the country by leveraging technology to make payments more accessible, affordable and profitable.
Commenting on his appointment Daniel said: “I am hugely excited to be joining the SasaPay team. The business has demonstrated real potential to be a valuable, disruptive force in the financial services sector and I am looking forward to leading the business and ensuring we deliver a positive impact for our customers.