Joining leading brands across the world giving room for inclusion and diversity and empowering women, leading e-commerce platform Jumia, Ghana has announced the appointment of Tolulope George-Yanwah as its new Chief Executive Officer.
Tolulope who has served in the company since 2013 in several capacities was previously, Country Manager for Jumia Logistics in Nigeria from February 2017 to January 2021.
“It is an honor to take up this very distinguished leadership role and to be part of Jumia’s journey in transforming Africa through e-commerce. I look forward to growing the industry with the team in Ghana. I believe that my love and passion for eCommerce coupled with my experience in the field of logistics will propel us to greater heights. In these times when safety, convenience and cost saving are of prime importance, I am excited at the opportunity to impact the everyday lives of Ghanaians through eCommerce,” said an excited Tolulope George in response to her appointment.
The top executive brings a wealth of experience to the table having held managerial roles in Jumia such as Country Manager and VP of Jumia Logistics, Last Mile Expansion Manager and Regional Dispatch Operations Manager. She has also served as Field Distribution Manager at MDS Logistics, Nigeria.
She holds both a Bachelor and Master of Applied Science degrees from the University of Lagos, Nigeria.