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Mr. Lopokoiyit is the Managing Director, M-PESA Africa and acting Chief Financial Services Officer at Safaricom.

A distinguished financial services and change management expert, he previously worked in Vodacom as M-commerce director where he oversaw the delivery of several transformative products and services; led the turnaround strategy and execution for M-PESA which has resulted in an accelerated growth of M-PESA in Tanzania. Prior to joining Vodacom Tanzania PLC, he was the Head M-PESA Strategy and Business Development at Safaricom. 

Sitoyo has over 10 years’ senior managerial experience from different fields; oil & Gas (Chevron and Total Kenya Ltd) and in the Retail industry with Uchumi supermarkets in Kenya. He has worked extensively in the East Africa Region as well as in Mauritius and Reunion. 

Sitoyo holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) degree in marketing from the University of Nairobi (2000) and an MSc in Information Technology Management and Organizational Change from Lancaster University in UK.

Sitoyo is a Public Interest Director on the CDSC Board.

Last modified on Monday, 03 May 2021 07:23