SystemSpecs appoints Olowe as executive director
SystemSpecs, the owner of electronic payment solution Remita, has announced the appointment of Adedeji Olowe as its new Executive Director to enhance its drive towards attaining greater innovation in the financial technology industry.
Adedeji is tasked with further growing the organisation’s portfolio across the nation and endearing its brands to end users. In this role, he would be responsible for transforming the organisation’s emergence as a key player in retail payment, working with key stakeholders to ensure improved user experience.
“Adedeji has joined us as we herald our entry into newer terrains in the payment industry,” said SystemSpecs Managing Director John Obaro. “We believe he will produce exceptional results capable of transforming our organisation, and by extension, the entire African payment landscape.”
Reacting to his appointment, Adedeji said: “This is yet another opportunity to contribute to making a difference in payment experience. It is such an auspicious time to join SystemSpecs – just as Remita App is about to be launched and is set to transform electronic payments in Nigeria and the rest of Africa.”
Adedeji comes with a wealth of experience spanning about two decades across the payment industry in and outside Nigeria, where he led many transformative initiatives.
Prior to joining SystemSpecs, Adedeji was the Head of Cards and Digital Payments at Atlas Mara Limited where he worked closely with FinTech firms, experts and customers to build the next generation of digital payment platforms and solutions across Africa.
Earlier, he was the Divisional Head of Electronic Banking at Fidelity Bank Plc, Nigeria where he was responsible for the transformation of the bank’s digital business through implementation of innovative and profitable products. Before Fidelity Bank, he was the Head of Cards at United Bank for Africa Group where he was responsible for the group’s card business across 19 countries.
The Master’s degree holder from King’s College London has a vast experience across the banking and financial technology industries which has seen him lead many initiatives in business automation, customer experience, electronic banking, sales and marketing, product development and performance management.
SystemSpecs is a 25-year-old pioneer in the electronic payment industry in Nigeria. Today, its flagship product, Remita, is a leading indigenous electronic payment solution that has revolutionised payment in Nigeria.