The Financial Technology Report, a global media authority in the fintech industry, has recognised the Interswitch Group Founder and CEO, Mitchell Elegbe, as one of the top Fintech CEOs for 2023, alongside other industry titans including Dan Schulman, CEO of PayPal, Ryan McInerney, CEO of Visa, and Michael Miebach, CEO of Mastercard.
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This distinctive achievement underscores Elegbe’s exceptional leadership and Interswitch Group’s ever-evolving and groundbreaking contributions to the revolutionisation of the financial technology landscape in Nigeria and Africa.
The report recognises esteemed leaders whose roles in the financial technology space, both regionally and globally, continue to redefine and revolutionize traditional payment systems. Furthermore, it highlights the remarkable feats achieved owing to their relentless pursuit of innovation.
Elegbe, the inspirational leader behind Interswitch Group, expressed his gratitude for the prestigious recognition, stating, “It is an honour to be recognised among the top Fintech CEOs for 2023. This recognition is a testament to the dedication and unwavering commitment of the entire Interswitch team in driving transformative solutions that empower individuals, communities and businesses across Africa and beyond.”
The Financial Technology Report’s recognition of Mitchell Elegbe highlights his pioneering role in Africa’s fintech industry. Elegbe’s recognition as one of only two Africans on the list and the only Nigerian Fintech CEO, along with Interswitch’s inclusion as the only Nigerian-founded company, highlights the remarkable progress it has made in the financial technology industry, both locally and internationally.
By providing advanced payment solutions and creating a robust digital ecosystem, Interswitch Group continues to play a pivotal role in accelerating Africa’s economic growth and pushing the frontiers in digital payments.