Welcoming Ore Omolaja as our Nigeria Country Manager and Head of Business
We are excited to announce the appointment of Ore Omolaja as our Nigeria Country Manager and Head of Business, effective 15th July 2021. Ore will lead the expansion of MarketForce into Nigeria, including brand and team building, developing new business and partnerships and creating a solid foundation to scale our solutions in the West African region.
Additionally, he will be driving day-to-day operations in Nigeria to pursue our mission of building the most comprehensive retail sales and distribution platform for Africa, through growing our innovation in the retail distribution sector and creating impact for the millions of informal merchants in Nigeria and West Africa.
Ore is a seasoned business development professional and sales leader with over a decade of experience gained in the technology industry focused on areas of B2B sales, logistics operations, identity management, smartcard and payments. He had the opportunity to build and work with result-driven teams focused on growing revenue and delighting customers across various capacities at Chams Plc, Electronic Payplus, and Fieldinsight in Nigeria.
Most recently, Ore served as the VP of Sales and Distribution at Delivery Science, a sales and distribution automation player in Nigeria, with its proprietary software FieldInsight. Delivery Science helps consumer goods companies gain insight into smarter deployment of their people, assets and products out in the field, just like MarketForce’s Enterprise SaaS solution.
In Ore’s words
“It’s very exciting to be joining MarketForce and I’m delighted to become a part of this driven and innovative team. Tesh and the team have built a great foundation in Kenya and I am looking forward to spearheading our entry into Nigeria.
MarketForce’s mission is to help our customers harness the power and scale of technology to realize their maximum potential, and it is a privilege for me to help consumer brands, financial service providers and retailers in Nigeria leverage our platform to accelerate the growth of their business.”
Marketforce is a fast-growing Kenyan-based company, building the operating system for retail distribution of consumer goods and financial services in Africa. Powered by technology and driven by heart, our mission is to drive Africa forward by creating economic empowerment for everyone along the retail supply chain.
Our B2B marketplace, RejaReja, enables over 15,000 corner shops in East Africa to source, order and pay for inventory at any time via interactive SMS and mobile app, and get it delivered directly to their store within hours. We empower these retailers further by providing them with tools to act as a one-stop shop for popular digital financial services like buying airtime, paying their water & electricity bill and accessing banking & insurance services.
We are excited to have Ore joining us at MarketForce’s new office in Lagos. Please join us in welcoming Ore!