Jumia Kenya has appointed Kenneth Oyolla as its Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) to drive commercial success as the firm eyes new revenue streams.
Oyolla joins Jumia from IPS Group Limited where he previously held the same position. He brings a wealth of experience from the industry, having held senior Commercial and Management positions across Unilever, Nokia, Microsoft and Multichoice.
He has vast knowledge in Brand and Marketing Management, Brand and Sales Management, Product Marketing, Customer Marketing, Global Business Development, and E-commerce Sales Management
He will be tasked to grow the company’s position as the leading e-commerce marketplace in Kenya, drive commercial success of the company and shape its strategic plan for growth.
Kenneth holds a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Nairobi and is an alumni of London Business School. He is an accomplished leader with deep operational and leadership experience gained across multiple geographies globally.
Prior to joining Jumia, Kenneth has held various roles as a startup entrepreneur and in general management roles in the software and broadcast media as well as manufacturing industries with Multichoice and Industrial Promotion Services.
Kenneth takes over from Diana Owusu-Kyereko, who, after nearly 3 years as part of the Jumia Kenya family, will be taking on the role of CEO for Jumia Ghana.
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