Boniface Mungania has been named the Director of Public Sector Digital Transformation for Safaricom, effective April 1, 2023.
He will report to CEO Peter Ndegwa and be in charge of forming partnerships in the Public Sector to advance digital transformation for national and county governments.
“In this role, he will collaborate with key functional owners, including Enterprise, Financial Services, Technology and Business Development to deliver solutions in an agile way,” the telco said.
He will work closely with key stakeholders such as Enterprise, Financial Services, Technology, and Business Development to deliver solutions efficiently.
Boniface has been the acting Chief Financial Officer since July 2022 now headed by Esther Masese Waititu.
He joined Safaricom in 2007 as a Customer Care Representative and was soon promoted to a Dealer Account Manager.
In 2011, he joined the Financial Services team as Senior Officer M-PESA Business Development.
He has grown and held various leadership roles in Financial Services, including Senior Manager, M-PESA Business Development, Mobile Financial Services Consultant (Vodafone Qatar) and Head of M-PESA Products and Services Development.
In October 2021, Boniface was appointed the Payments Tribe Lead.
“I would like to thank Boniface Mungania for his leadership of the Financial Services Team over the last eight months. During this period, we have made great strides in delivering our Financial Services mission, including receiving regulatory approval for some of our strategic initiatives, launching platforms such as M-PESA Go and supporting the government to launch the Hustler Fund,” says CEO Peter Ndegwa.