DPO Pay, the prominent African digital payments company, has recently made key appointments to strengthen its operational and marketing functions. Isabella Marira has been named the Group Head of Operations, while Daisy Shipwoni assumes the role of Head of Marketing. Isabella will be responsible for overseeing vital operational areas such as Customer Service, Fraud Prevention, Risk, and Systems. On the other hand, Daisy will lead the development and execution of marketing plans across DPO Pay's 20 operating countries.

Isabella brings extensive expertise in Digital Financial Services, having been a valuable member of the DPO Pay team since 2018. Throughout her tenure, she has contributed significantly to various divisions, including Fraud Prevention, Operations, and Customer Care. Notably, as the New Markets Development Manager, Isabella played a pivotal role in spearheading DPO Pay's expansion within the UAE region following the acquisition by Network International. Her efforts in implementing robust processes and structures to drive operational and strategic growth have been instrumental to the company's success. Meanwhile, Daisy boasts over eight years of experience as a marketing and sales specialist in the technology industry. Her exceptional track record includes consistently increasing sales revenue through innovative presentations and customer-centric approaches. Prior to joining DPO Pay, she held leadership positions in software and fintech companies across Africa, Europe, and the Middle East, where she established marketing departments and developed effective brand strategies.

Judy Waruiru, the Managing Director of DPO Africa, expressed her excitement about these appointments, stating, "We are delighted to have Isabella and Daisy on board to contribute to the growth of DPO Pay. Their extensive knowledge and experience in Africa's digital payments landscape will play a crucial role in advancing DPO's vision of driving economic growth across the continent."

Isabella Marira, the newly appointed Group Head of Operations, expressed her gratitude for the opportunity and conveyed her enthusiasm for collaborating with a talented team to expand DPO Pay's services in Africa. She looks forward to the challenge of establishing an operational division that embodies excellence while fostering a customer-centric approach.

Echoing similar sentiments, Daisy Shipwoni, the Head of Marketing, remarked, "DPO Pay is leading the transformation of the payments landscape in Africa, and I am proud to contribute to this mission. Working alongside this passionate team, I am eager to continue promoting digital commerce to support businesses and economies in the region."

Established in 2006, DPO Pay has paved the way with its cutting-edge payments technology, giving businesses of all shapes and sizes in 20 countries the power to embrace payments securely and speedily, with a plethora of options at their fingertips. From virtual cards and mobile money to e-wallets, DPO Pay leaves no stone unturned in its quest to make transactions a breeze.

As an African payment service provider (PSP), DPO Pay takes the bull by the horns, harnessing its technology to effortlessly facilitate online and offline payments for individuals and businesses throughout the continent. Irrespective of the currency or payment method, DPO Pay puts its best foot forward, ensuring a seamless payment experience from start to finish. Presently, DPO Pay collaborates with over 60,000 active merchants, encompassing airlines, hotels, restaurants, travel agents, and e-commerce platforms throughout Africa. Since its establishment, the company has grown into a pan-African PSP with a presence in 21 African countries and a workforce of over 400 employees. By facilitating effortless payment acceptance for merchants of all scales, DPO Pay actively promotes financial inclusion and fosters economic development across the continent.

Network International, a powerhouse of companies, sets the wheels in motion for digital commerce throughout the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. With their comprehensive range of technology-enabled payment solutions, they cater to merchants and financial institutions of every shape and size, leaving no stone unturned. The suite of services includes acquiring and processing services, along with an evolving range of value-added services. Network International Holdings, the holding company for Network International and its subsidiaries, includes DPO Pay as part of its portfolio.