Jumia has announced the appointment of Juan Seco as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Jumia Kenya following the exit of Betty Mwangi.
He takes over from Mwangi, who took the leadership at Jumia Kenya from Sam Chappate and was promoted to a senior role within the Group after serving as CEO for five years. She previously served as the Group Commercial Director for Britam between 2016 and 2021.
Juan became part of the founding team of JumiaPay, as Chief Operating Officer overseeing the expansion and deployment of JumiaPay across Jumia markets.
In 2019, he was named Senior Vice President of Consumer Financial Services leading fintech initiatives and the JumiaPay App, which is now available in eight countries.