Digital international money transfer platform platform TransferTo has appointed Djibril Diallo as VP Business Development to head operations across West and Central Africa, as the company ramps up its activity across the Continent.
According to Nicolas Vonthron, EVP Payments for Africa & Europe at TransferTo added, “Djibril has such a unique insight into this market which makes him an invaluable partner in a time when TransferTo is undergoing heightened investment across Afric.”
Djibril will be based out of Dakar, Senegal where he has been based for the last three years running Mobile Financial Services operations for Tigo Cash, Millicom’s operation in Senegal. Prior to that he was a Senior IT Consultant and Business Analyst at the World Food Programme focusing on global payment disbursements.
He was also key in the roll out of payment systems, such as RTGS, in various African Central Banks and primary banks.
In his new position at TransferTo, Djibril will establish robust operations in West and Central Africa, work with telcos partners, allowing them to cater for the growing demand of more efficient cross-border payments to and from the African Continent,
He will also expand TransferTo’s payment solutions into new markets,including Senegal, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Gabon and Cameroon.
TransferTo’s global payments Network interlinks money transfer operators, mobile money operators, mobile wallets providers, banks, financial institutions, NGOs and global e-commence merchants to facilitate mobile-based money transfers to and from emerging markets – all through one single API connection and one global compliance framework.
Across Africa, TransferTo says it now interconnects close to 300m mobile money wallets and bank accounts, and grew 11-fold this year alone showing growing demand for quicker digital money transfer services.