The appointment which takes effect immediately aligns with SasaPay’s commitment to drive growth and empower local businesses by harnessing technology to enhance the accessibility, affordability and profitability of payment solutions.
“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,” SasaPay’s Board said in a statement.
Kiriungi is an experienced executive with a 15-year track record in the technology sector across the continent.
Prior to assuming his new role, Kiriungi 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.
“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,” said Kiriungi on his appointment.