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MyBucks Hires Senior Barclays Africa Executive as Chief Digital and Information Officer

Frankfurt, Germany – WEBWIRE

Frankfurt listed FinTech company, MyBucks S.A (MBC:GR) - has appointed successful financial tech industry leader, Evans Munyuki as the company’s new Chief Digital and Information Officer.

Prior to taking up the position at MyBucks, Munyuki was the Head of Digital for Barclays Africa Business Bank. Munyuki has a phenomenal amount of experience in transforming and digitising businesses and has also served as CIO in a number of capacities for various projects.

Bringing over 23-years business leadership, IT portfolio and digital experience to MyBucks, Munyuki will initially be heading up the digital division of the FinTech’s business in Africa to make use of credit technology supported by an in-house Artificial Intelligence (AI) team.

“Bringing Evans on-board is a feather in the cap for MyBucks and we are truly pleased to have someone of his calibre and experience on the team. We look forward to working with him, leveraging digital technology and bringing financial inclusion to the unbanked and underbanked in emerging markets - most specifically in Africa,” says MyBucks CEO, Dave van Niekerk.

“This appointment sets the scene for continued success in terms of innovation for the business and driving our digital development objectives - continuing to refine the process of banking, building credit and accessing other short-term financial services to serve clients in even the most remote areas,” van Niekerk adds.

To date, Munyuki has successfully delivered over 300 projects in three major listed companies, in the USA, EMEA, AP and South Africa. He is also the recipient of the Top Thought Leader Award at the 2011 CIO Summit and holds an Associates Degree in Applied Science in Electronics Engineering from Western Carolina University (USA).

Note to Editors
MyBucks S.A. (WKN: A2AJLT, ISIN: LU1404975507, Ticker Symbol: MBC:GR) is a FinTech company based in Luxembourg that delivers seamless financial services through technology. Through its brands GetBucks, GetBanked and GetSure the company offers unsecured consumer loans, banking solutions as well as insurance products to customers. MyBucks has experienced exponential growth since its inception in 2011 and today has operations in eleven African and two European countries. MyBucks aims to ensure that its product offering is accessible, simple and trustworthy, in comparison to traditional, non-technological methods, ultimately working towards enhancing the benefits to the customer. The MyBucks’ product offering enables customers to manage their financial affairs easily and conveniently.

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