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Flutterwave appoints first non-exec board member

Africa , 27 Feb 2024
Olajumoke Adenowo is the first non-exec member of Flutterwave's global board of directors.
Olajumoke Adenowo is the first non-exec member of Flutterwave's global board of directors.

Fintech Flutterwave has appointed architecture Olajumoke Adenowo as a member of its first non-executive global board member.

The Nigerian-born global fintech announced the appointment yesterday, saying her sterling reputation as a transformational leader and business builder across Africa will play an instrumental role in Flutterwave’s journey toward solidifying its pan-African and global positioning.

Adenowo is a leader in architecture with a successful career spanning over 35 years, said the company, adding that she serves as the principal Architect of AD Consulting, a globally recognised architectural firm.

“She is responsible for leading and overseeing a large portfolio of landmark projects locally and internationally,” said the company.

Commenting on the new appointment, Olugbenga Agboola, founder of Flutterwave, said: “Her wealth of experience and unwavering commitment to excellence will undoubtedly strengthen our company’s trajectory on the global stage.

“Olajumoke’s insights and strategic vision will be invaluable assets as we pioneer innovative solutions and drive impactful change across Africa and beyond. We look forward to her contributions and are confident that together we will chart new heights of success.”

On her part, Adenowo said: “I believe that Africa must evolve its solutions. Flutterwave is tangible proof of this, with innovation that addresses Africa’s unique challenges. As Flutterwave’s first independent non-executive board member,

"I draw on my paradigm derived from my roots in my African heritage alongside my global exposure to bolster our mission of bridging Africa with the world’s markets. I look forward to contributing to the next phase of our journey, anticipating the significant impact.”

In recognition of her outstanding leadership and philanthropy, Adenowo, has previously received prestigious accolades.

The company said: “Flutterwave looks forward to leveraging her expertise and international recognition as it continues to pioneer innovative solutions that drive Africa’s economic empowerment and global integration.”

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