MTN Group announces new Executive for BankTech

MTN Group announces new Executive for BankTech
Andrew Goodrich, Executive for Banktech

MTN Group has announced the appointment of Andrew Goodrich as Executive for Banktech in the Group’s fintech division, effective, 1 June 2022.    

In a statement the company says Goodrich joined MTN in 2019 as a General Manager for Banktech and Beyond Payments division, where he added immense value in executing the division’s digital banking strategy.

Commenting on the appointment, Serigne Dioum, Group Chief Fintech Officer said, “We are delighted to welcome Andrew into his new role within the Group Fintech Team. Andrew is no stranger to MTN and his wealth of experience in the financial sector, will ensure we continue to make a meaningful contribution, as we drive our financial inclusion ambitions on the continent.”

“Andrew has 30 years’ experience in the financial services sector, twelve of which were spent at senior leadership level. Andrew has built a stellar career through his innate ability to craft an organisational vision, mobilise strategic and tactical plans, and execute with well-led and highly effective teams. He is a strategic yet practical leader, renowned for his hands-on approach to business”, concluded Dioum.

Prior to joining MTN, Goodrich was involved in a number of start-ups. This includes a niche credit risk solutions consultancy, which was successful in assisting several start-ups in South Africa (SA), as well as an e-commerce and digital credit provider and numerous Fintech/ Finserv businesses throughout South Africa, Africa, and Asia.