MTN Group has further strengthened its executive team with the recent appointment of Andrew Goodrich as Executive for Banktech in the company’s Fintech team, effective, 1 June 2022.
This appointment almost immediately follows the appointment of Tumi Chamayou as the Group Executive in the Enterprise Business Unit (GEBU). The group has also recently linked the remuneration of senior executives with the Group’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) targets.
Andrew, MTN’s new executive team member, joined the group in 2019 as a General Manager for Banktech & Beyond Payments division. According to the Group, Andrew has added immense value in this role as he executed the Group’s digital banking strategy.
“We are delighted to welcome Andrew into his new role within the Group Fintech Team. Andrew is no stranger to MTN and his wealth of experience in the financial sector, will ensure we continue to make a meaningful contribution, as we drive our financial inclusion ambitions on the continent.” said Serigne Dioum, Group Chief Fintech Officer.
“Andrew has 30 years’ experience in the financial services sector, twelve of which were spent at senior leadership level. Andrew has built a stellar career through his innate ability to craft an organisational vision, mobilise strategic and tactical plans, and execute with well-led and highly effective teams. He is a strategic yet practical leader, renowned for his hands-on approach to business”, concluded Dioum.
Prior to joining MTN, Andrew was involved in a number of start-ups. This includes a niche credit risk solutions consultancy, which was successful in assisting several start-ups in South Africa (SA), as well as an e-commerce and digital credit provider and numerous Fintech/ Finserv businesses throughout South Africa, Africa, and Asia.