Software Group Africa appoints new CEO

Software Group Africa appoints new CEO

Software Group, a global software company that provides digital financial solutions with African operations run from Kenya, has appointed Connor Hanan to the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Mr. Hanan, who was until his appointment the company’s Key Global Accounts Manager, has had a successful career focused on financial services specific to affordable shelter in developing contexts.

“Within this sector he helped establish operations, Small Businesses and partnerships across roughly 35 markets in Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa,” read a statement to newsrooms.

“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.

“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”, said Mr. Hanan.

Software Group focuses on providing an Omni-Channel Digital Banking Platform, which not only gets products into the digital marketplace through cutting-edge channels but provides a strategic platform that allows for the innovation and agility required for a continuous competitive edge.