ex-Barclays Africa exec joins JUMO

Warren Squires, JUMO's new Director of MTN Channel.
Warren Squires, JUMO's new Director of MTN Channel.
Warren Squires, JUMO’s new Director of MTN Channel.

JUMO, a digital financial services company, has announced the appointment of ex-Barclays Africa Managing Principle, Warren Squires as the new Director of the MTN channel. This is a part of JUMO’s drastic expansion.

Squires will lead JUMO’s strategic partnership with MTN Africa.

“It’s a big win for JUMO,”said Founder and CEO, Andrew Watkins-Ball. “Balancing our technology capability with the experience of people like Warren is really powerful.”

Warren is excited to join a company which he said is “effecting a step-change in digital financial service delivery.”

With over 20 years experience in global investment banking, Squires said that “JUMO made a big impact in 2016, their platform is a game changer for financial services and I am looking forward to contributing to the company’s vision.”

JUMO’s growth in 2016 was exponential as they gained more than 100 employees. In 2017 they plan to double their which is currently on 225 in 6 different locations. Adding Squires to a complement of other impressive talents, JUMO is looking to make 2017 a year to remember.

Staff Writer