Shaun brings with him over 15 years’ experience selling financial software in Africa. Shaun has held various senior management positions with leading software vendors, covering the development of regional sales strategy and building strong partner alliances.
Temenos has more than 20 years of experience in providing universal, central, microfinance and Islamic banking solutions to banks in the African continent with over 80 customers across East and West Africa. Winners of the Banker Africa, the East African Awards, for best core banking system provider 2015, Temenos plans to grow its business in the region and is dedicated to support and provide best of breed mission critical banking solutions to its wide African customer base.
Through our experience in the region we have a deep understanding of the specific requirements of banks in Africa – whether that be replacing legacy systems, adhering to new regulation and risk management or financial inclusion through optimising customer experience and extending the adoption of banking channels. With Shaun’s proven track record in building new business and managing relationships in the region, he is ideally suited to lead the Temenos team in delivering this growth strategy.
“I look forward to joining the world’s number 1 banking software solutions provider. Africa is the continent of dreams, the banking market is vast and virtually untapped. Temenos has the solution to address any market in the region, from the large institutions in South Africa and West Africa to the small microfinance organizations spread through Africa. I’m excited to be part of an organization that is as committed to the African market as I am.”
Jean-Paul Mergeai, Managing Director, Middle East and Africa said:
“Shaun’s appointment demonstrates our dedication to supporting financial institutions in Africa by enabling them to remain competitive and ensure profitability today and in the future through robust Temenos technology.”