Today, Adédèjì Olówè joins SystemSpecs as Executive Director to enhance our drive towards attaining greater innovations in the financial technology industry.
Adédèjì will further grow our portfolio across the nation and entrench our brands in the hearts and hands of users. In this role, he would be responsible for transforming our emergence as a key player in retail payment, working with key stakeholders to ensure improved user experience.
Adédèjì comes with a wealth of experience spanning about two decades across the payment industry in and outside Nigeria, where he led many transformative initiatives.
Adédèjì has joined us as we herald our entry into newer terrains in the payment industry. We believe that his coming will produce exceptional results capable of transforming our organisation and, by extension, the entire African payment landscape.
“This is yet another opportunity to contribute to making a difference in payment experience,” Adédèjì said. “It is such an auspicious time to join SystemSpecs – just as Remita App is about to be launched and set to transform electronic payments in Nigeria and the rest of Africa,” he added.
Prior to joining SystemSpecs, Adédèjì 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 turnaround 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, our flagship product, Remita, is a leading indigenous electronic payment solution that has revolutionised payment in Nigeria.