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Sola Adekoya
CEO

Shola joined Konga as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in July 2013, and later moved to become the Chief Operating Officer at the company​. ​He now currently holds the position of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Prior to joining Konga, Shola was in charge of Financial Planning and Budgeting at Etisalat Nigeria; a Nigerian telecom operator.

Shola's prior experience includes working for Vodafone Group where he worked across 8 European countries in developing Internet and Data revenues as well as consolidating technology platforms to reduce costs. He worked as Finance Business partner in many other organisations which include Ciena UK, UK-HomeOffice, Transport for London, Orion media marketing and many others.

Shola holds an MBA from Cranfield University and is a fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountant (ACCA). He holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Studies from London South Bank University

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Mayowa Adebayo
DIRECTOR, MARKETING & CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

Mayowa joined Konga in March 2014 as VP, Customer Experience and currently holds the position of Director, Marketing & Customer Experience.

With 12 years’ experience, she held the position of Manager, Customer Experience Management at Etisalat Nigeria prior to joining Konga, where she launched the Etisalat GEM Customer Loyalty Program from proposition to implementation.

Over the last 6 years, Mayowa has worked on several organizational wide transformation programs in Customer experience. She also did an executive personal leadership program with Columbia Business School in 2012.

She holds a B.sc degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Ado-Ekiti and is a Customer Experience Management Certified Professional (CEM).

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Mark Russell
DIRECTOR, SPECIAL PROJECTS

Mark joined Konga in January 2014 and held the position of the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) to lead Konga’s retail and marketplace operations.

Prior to that, he has over 10 years experience in eCommerce and Multi-Channel retail covering the end-to-end customer journey from site selection, design, development, build and navigation through to fulfillment and customer service.

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Olajide Adamolekun
DIRECTOR, COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS

Olajide joined Konga as the Lead, Business Performance in August 2014, and later moved to become the VP Financial Operations & Business Performance at the company. ​He now currently holds the position of the Director, Commercial Operations.

Prior to joining Konga, Jide was the Senior Manager at HTN Towers, Africa’s pioneer telecoms infrastructure service provider.

Olajide's prior experience includes the development and preparation of financial plans, analyzing and reporting results, analyzing and reporting key operational metrics across the business and make data-based recommendations for operational improvements as well as providing analysis, decision support, and strategic input to various functional groups within the company, including finance, sales & marketing, operations,and executive management..

He holds a Bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Nigeria - Nsukka

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Sammy Nkansah
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO)

Sammy joined Konga as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in January 2016. Prior to joining Konga, Sammy served as the CFO of Rancard Solutions, a multinational mobile telecoms software and mobile advertising technology business.

Sammy is a seasoned business manager with over 17 years of financial management and infrastructure development mostly in the telecommunications industry. He also spent time with Vodafone Ghana as Head of Business Planning and Analysis Sammy holds an MBA Finance from Clark Atlanta University, USA and a Bachelor's degree in Engineering.

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Andrew Mori
DIRECTOR, TECHNOLOGY

Before returning to Africa, Andrew has been delivering eCommerce implementations across the USA and the UK. He has also been responsible for the technical delivery of several large scale, enterprise eCommerce rollouts across Europe, including solutions for Shell, Guthy Renker and Mothercare.

Andrew has a background in science, holding a BSc in Nuclear Physics, an HSc in Astrophysics & Space Science and an MSc in Laser Physics.