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Cellulant announces new executives appointments


African payments firm Cellulant has announced the appointment of several leading executives to its management team. 

The company said in a statement that the newly appointed executives from Stripe, Interswitch and Network International will help drive  its next phase of growth

The appointments also come just three months after the CEO left the company and was replaced by Peter O’Toole, in an acting capacity. 

Andy O’Sullivan, has joined the company as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO),  Andy has held several C-level positions at leading payment network companies such as Geidea  Group, Network International and Telr. Notably, he co-founded Innovate Payments,  culminating in its acquisition by Telr.

Gbenga Haastrup joins Cellulant as the Executive Consultant: Governance, Risk and  Compliance,  Irene Koki as Group Head of Internal Audit, Irene Koki, and Ochebhoya Ekpete, as Vice President of Group Finance.

Other appointments include Susan Fouche, who will now serve as the company’s  Group Chief People Officer.

Commenting on the appointments, Peter O’Toole, Cellulant’s Acting Chief Executive Officer said “We are thrilled to welcome these new leaders to Cellulant. Their  specific expertise in payments and financial services will play a vital role as we strengthen our  capabilities in product growth, service delivery, operational efficiency, and risk management to better serve our ever-growing database of enterprise businesses across the world.”.

“Our overarching objective is to establish Cellulant as a highly sustainable and profitable  payments company, renowned for the operational excellence showcased across our three core  Business Units: Checkout, Payout, and Banking Solutions,” said O’Toole. 

Operating at the forefront of the industry, Cellulant facilitates payments for renowned global  brands spanning diverse sectors, including Airlines, Telecoms, E-commerce, Ride-Hailing,  Retail, Banking, and Remittances. 

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