Equity Group’s Gakii Mwongera on Global and Pan-African Trends in Cross Border Payments

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Gakii Mwongera

In this episode, Ms Nuru Mugambi interviews Gakii Mwongera, Group Head of Internet Banking, Equity Group Holdings as they discuss:

  • global and Pan-African trends in cross border payments
  • what it takes to succeed as a regional business & tehcnology leader
Gakii Mwongera is a 2022 Top Woman to Watch in Banking and Finance by Angaza Awards.
Since joining Equity Group in 2012, Gakii Mwongera has directed the bank’s digital channel portfolio which has witnessed tremendous growth in transaction volumes, from USD 9 million in 2012 to over USD 10 billion in 2021.
She has championed the training of more than 6,000 bank employees on features and benefits of digital transaction banking platforms, thus improving product uptake and achieving a return on digital channel investment within two and a half years – two years ahead of the projected date.
Recently following Equity Group’s acquisition of Banque Commerciale du Congo, she managed the bank’s successful migration and digitization in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which has seen Equity Bank DRC become the second best-performing subsidiary in internet banking in less than a year.
 
Podcast Host: Ms. Nuru Mugambi, Founder Kaleidoscope Consulting
Guest: Gakii Mwongera, Group Head of Internet Banking, Equity Group Holdings
Production: Rawlins Hamisi

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