World Remit’s Sharon Kinyanjui on Global and Pan-African Trends in Cross Border Payments

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Sharon Kinyanjui
In this episode Leah Wamugu interviews Sharon Kinyanjui as they discuss:
  • global and Pan-African trends in cross border payments
  • her career in digital payments
  • and what it takes to succeed as a regional business & technology leader
Sharon Kinyanjui is the first woman to direct WorldRemit’s operations across 70 countries, of which 42 countries are in Africa. The region she is responsible for driving the strategic direction of, identifying new markets, and optimizing financial performance is one of the largest contributors to WorldRemit’s global revenues and gross profit.
She has been instrumental in leading the charge and being the first International Money Transfer Organization (IMTO) to provide a completely new payout currency (USD pay-out) for customers sending payments to Nigeria.
Sharon serves on the board of five WorldRemit entities in South Africa, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya.
Podcast Host: Leah Wamugu, Finance Analyst and Writer, The Kenyan Wallstreet
Guest: Ms Sharon Kinyanjui, Regional Director – EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa), WorldRemit Ltd
Production: Rawlins Hamisi

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