Software Group has announced that is has appointed Mr. Connor Hanan to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Africa. Software Group is a global software company that provides digital financial solutions with African operations run from Kenya..
Prior to his appointment, Mr. Hanan was the company’s Key Global Accounts Manager. Mr. Hanan has over 11 years of experience with FSPs, client-focused product design, and market analysis, a seasoned professional in Investor/Client Relations, as a Program/Project manager, and as a Director of operations with a specific focus on strategic organizational development.
As the CEO of the region, he will oversee Africa’s operations and sales and manage the Kenya and Ghana teams of over 60 employees. Currently, Software Group works with more than 65 clients in Africa including banks, insurance companies, MFIs and Saccos. One of the main goals of the company would be to grow its team sustainably over the coming years as well as to analyze and identify new markets for expansion.
“The African financial ecosystem is a place of constant change; new frontiers of opportunity are being identified and rapidly accessed. It is no longer appropriate to think only of delivery channels for market penetration – one must be agile and strategic”, commented Mr. Hanan.
Software Group is a global technology company specialized in digitalization and integration solutions for institutions that provide financial services. Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Sofia, Bulgaria, it currently serves a worldwide client base in more than 70 countries from 9 regional offices located in Australia, Bulgaria, Egypt, Ghana, India, Kenya, Mexico, the Philippines and the USA. Some of Software Group’s customers are organizations such as Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MasterCard & MasterCard Foundation, International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank, Asia Development Bank, 7 of the 10 biggest Microfinance networks, Asia Confederation of Credit Unions (ACCU), Allianz Bank Bulgaria, Atlantic Bank, Bank South Pacific, Commercial International Bank Egypt, and others.