Flutterwave appoints Olajumoke Adenowo as board member

Alex Omenye
Alex Omenye

African payments technology company, Flutterwave has appointed Olajumoke Adenowo to its global Board of Directors.

Recognized as a global transformational leader and business builder across Africa, Olajumoke will play a vital role in Flutterwave’s efforts to solidify its pan-African and global presence.

Referred to as Africa’s Starchitect by CNN, Olajumoke Adenowo boasts over 35 years of successful leadership in Architecture, serving as the Principal Architect of AD Consulting—a globally acclaimed architectural firm that employs innovative thinking to solve complex problems.

Olajumoke Adenowo’s extensive experience and steadfast dedication to excellence align with Flutterwave’s principles, positioning the company for exponential growth.

She brings a formidable network, enhancing Flutterwave’s focus on multinational collaborations.

Commenting on the appointment, Olugbenga GB Agboola, CEO and Founder of Flutterwave, expressed excitement, highlighting Olajumoke Adenowo’s wealth of experience and unwavering commitment to excellence, which will strengthen the company’s global trajectory.

Olajumoke Adenowo’s success, particularly in male-dominated spaces, resonates with Flutterwave’s spirit in revolutionizing the payments landscape. Beyond business, her rooted heritage and global outlook, evident in her latest book “Neo Heritage: Defining Contemporary African Architecture,” showcase her influence in shaping narratives beyond borders.

In her own words, Olajumoke Adenowo emphasized her belief in Africa evolving its own solutions, citing Flutterwave’s innovation in addressing Africa’s unique challenges.

As Flutterwave’s first independent non-executive board member, she draws on her African heritage and global exposure to contribute to the mission of bridging Africa with the world’s markets.

Recognized for outstanding leadership and philanthropy, Olajumoke Adenowo has received accolades such as the 2020 Forbes Woman African Entrepreneur of the Year Award. She is a mentor to over 300 individuals across six continents.

Flutterwave aims to leverage Olajumoke Adenowo’s expertise and international recognition as it continues pioneering innovative solutions for Africa’s economic empowerment and global integration.

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