Glovo picks Caroline Mutuku as new GM for Kenya

Glovo, the global multi-category platform, has announced the appointment of Caroline Mutuku as the General Manager for Glovo Kenya.

Prior to her appointment, Mutuku was the GM of Swvl, a tech startup that focused on revolutionizing mass transport in Kenya. At Swvl, she helped the team grow topline 3X within the first 5 months of her tenure, making Nairobi the fastest growing retail market. With this growth, Nairobi moved from being the 5th largest to the 2nd largest retail city by GMV in these 5 months, according to her LinkedIn profile.

Improved margins significantly reducing overall burn (reduced GM2 burn by 100

Her previous experience includes; six years of management consulting at McKinsey & Co. where she focused on developing strategies, facilitating execution, and building digital capabilities for banks and financial regulators across Africa.

(TOP: Caroline Mutuku, the incoming GM for Kenya).

Caroline has also worked for the banking sector in companies such as Standard Chartered and Equity Bank in Kenya, and she brings with her a wealth of knowledge in strategy, execution and digital. During her past experiences, she has been notorious for solving problems using tech which has created significant growth and long-lasting impact for the stakeholders involved.

Caroline Mutuku, the incoming GM for Kenya, said: “I am delighted to be taking on this role as the General Manager for Glovo Kenya and continue the good work that my peers have done. I am excited to incorporate innovative and fresh ideas to take Glovo to the next level in the market. I am quite optimistic about the very vibrant e-commerce sector in Kenya in the coming years.”

Glovo is a multi-category app connecting users with businesses, and couriers, offering on-demand services from local restaurants, grocers and supermarkets, and high street retail stores. Glovo’s vision is to give everyone easy access to everything within their city, so that our users can enjoy what they want, when they want, where they want. Founded in 2015 in Barcelona, it operates across 25 countries in Europe, Central Asia and Africa.


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