After the series B investment by Mark Zuckerberg on Andela, that worth about $24 Million. Andela, had made new appointment for a Chief Strategy Officer for the startup that currently has its base in Kenya, Nigeria and United states. The company appoints Wambui Kinya to give direction and monitor activities of the different departments in the company as new appointsment and jobs will opened to African. The appointment is for Kinya to oversee the new leadership positions that will opened and appoint appropriately and the best hands.
The second mission of Wambui Kinya as the Chief Strategy Officer is to create enabling policies to help Andela develop a robust relationship between top companies in Africa for upcoming opportunities both for the company and other companies the enhanced relationship will be affect positively.
Wumbui Kinya who is not new to tech marketing in Africa, possess about 18 years experience. Got a ton of experience – eighteen years – working in digital mobile marketing and technology consulting, specifically, serving as ThoughtWorks’ Group Managing Director, Pan Africa and South America.
In the words of Andela ‘ She is uniquely positioned to help Andela recruit senior technical talent as well as develop relationships with top companies in Africa, and she will be central to Andela’s growth strategy across the continent in the coming years”, says Andela COO, Christina Sass.’