Caroline Wanjihia has been named by Bolt as the regional director of ride-hailing operations for the Middle East, Asia, and Latin America as well as Africa.
The company said that the action is a continuation of their ongoing efforts to support long-term growth, optimize operations in the area, and invest in local talent.
According to the statement, Wanjihia would be responsible for leading new strategic initiatives, such as the company’s expansion throughout the continent, and supervising its current regional operations.
Wanjihia greeted the appointment with great enthusiasm, pointing out that ride-hailing services have the potential to completely change how people connect, travel, and access jobs in Africa.
“My dedication lies in contributing meaningfully to the company’s mission, fostering safe, reliable and accessible mobility solutions and driving growth across the continent and beyond,” Wanjihia.
Wanjihia has 15 years experience in Business Development and Operations Director. Having worked for Coca-Cola, Diageo, Barclays, PwC and Old Mutual in their business strategy and growth.
Wanjihia holds a Bachelor of Law Degree from the University of Nairobi, and is a Certified Public Accountant and a CFA Level III candidate.