Sitoyo Lopokoiyit Appointed as M-Pesa Africa Managing Director

Sitoyo Lopokoiyit has been appointed as Safaricom’s M-pesa Africa Managing Director.

Sitoyo first joined Safaricom in July 2011 as Head of M-PESA Strategy and Business Development, a role he held until September 2015 thereafter moved to Vodacom Tanzania PLC Ltd as Director M-Commerce then joined Safaricom PLC in April 2018.

Sitoyo has over 10 years’ senior managerial experience from different fields; oil & Gas (Chevron and Total Kenya Ltd) and in the Retail industry with Uchumi supermarkets in Kenya. He has worked extensively in the East Africa Region as well as in Mauritius and Reunion.

Sitoyo holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) degree in marketing from the University of Nairobi (2000).

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