Estonian taxi-hailing firm Bolt (formerly Taxify) has appointed Kenneth Micah as the new General Manager for East Africa.
Micah is a multilateral professional with experience in strategy design and execution. In his current role, he will be key in driving expansion across Eastern Africa and spearheading the company’s operational excellence.
“We’re really fortunate to have a leader of Micah’s experience, talent, and vision. He is one of the most impressive leaders on the continent and has exceeded expectations in all spheres. We are thrilled about what this means for our business as we continue to rapidly scale and widen the scope of our operations across Africa and beyond,” said Bolt Expansion Manager for Africa, Karl Aru.
He has for the last two years served as Operations Manager for Bolt where he oversaw expansion across cities in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania.
“Bolt embodies the spirit of opportunity and I am so impressed by the strong team and what the company has achieved in a short amount of time. I am delighted to see where this challenge takes me and how we will grow this company together to drive value for customers and help Bolt achieve its mission of making urban transportation more convenient and affordable for people,” said Micah.
Prior to joining Bolt, Micah worked at M+R Spedag Group as Manager – Business Intelligence & Analysis, where he helped the Board to have greater insight into the performance of the business for better strategic decisions.
He also worked at Deloitte East Africa between 2011 – 2015 serving in different capacities in the Corporate Finance and Audit departments. He started his career at PwC as a Project Management Consultant between January 2010 and August 2011.
Micah is an affiliate of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Kenyatta University.