Ken Olisa is set to lead African digital payments firm Interswitch, as it allegedly considers an IPO, while Meg Whitman is to leave HPE after six years.
City stalwart Ken Olisa (pictured) is reportedly to lead an African digital payments business that is eyeing up an alleged float on the London Stock Exchange.
Olisa, once voted the most powerful black man in Britain and founder of tech-focused merchant bank Restoration Partners, is said to be replacing Adetoun Sulaiman as Interswitch’s chairman, according to reports.
The company is valued at $1bn (£750m), and Olisa’s appointment will strengthen suggestions that it is to seek a UK listing.
A current board member of the Institute of Directors, Oli
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