Information and insights company TransUnion Africa has announced the appointment of Morris Maina as the chief executive officer (CEO) of the company’s rapidly-growing Kenyan operation. Maina will be responsible for growing the company’s increasingly broad range of fraud and risk solutions, leveraging its global expertise for the benefit of the local market. TransUnion helps Kenyan businesses to form trusted relationships and make more informed decisions. It also supports consumers to manage their personal credit information better, besides accessing financial products and services that lead to a higher quality of life.
Maina, who took up his new role this month, has more than twenty years of business leadership experience in diverse sectors across Africa including: telecommunications, fast moving consumer goods, technology and ecommerce. He has served in Microsoft and Safaricom. Most recently, he was the vice president of sales at Copia Kenya. “The Kenya market forms a critical part of TransUnion Africa’s growth strategy. We believe that under Maina’s leadership and with the commitment of our talented Kenya team, the business will grow from strength to strength,” said Thabo Molefe, TransUnion’s head of Africa operations outside of South Africa. TransUnion has a presence in more than thirty countries across five continents.