Cquential Solutions makes
new appointment to target
Orange, a major telecoms provider in
Africa and the Middle East, and NSIA, a
leader of bancassurance, have announced
the launch of Orange Bank Africa in Abidjan,
Daniel Schotter, Operations Executive,
Cquential Solutions, a warehouse
management software (WMS)
specialist and part of the Argility
Technology Group, has appointed
Daniel Schotter as the new
Schotter will be responsible for the
management of the company’s
delivery team with the goal of
enhancing project deliveries in line
with customer expectations.
“Daniel is a key team member in the
business. We brought him into the
company about a year ago to assist with
business development with a view to
growing our customer base. He proved
exceptional in that arena and added
value to the Cquential brand,” said
Shaun O’Brien, CEO, Cquential Solutions.
O’Brien said Schotter’s experience and indepth
knowledge of the WMS system and
processes were key issues in his selection
for this position.
“We have tasked Daniel to assist with
our operational challenges and in that
regard he will be directing our delivery
team to ensure we finalise assignments
in line with strategic objectives of global
service standards and improve our
commercials on each project completed.
Schotter has 23 years’ experience in the
supply chain industry, eight of which was
in IT Management.
Headed by Jean-Louis Menann-Kouamé,
Orange Bank Africa will offer clients a
range of simple savings and credit services
available at all times via mobile phone.
In addition, Orange Bank Africa will
address the needs of a large part of the
population, often excluded from the world
of conventional banking, allowing them to
borrow and save small amounts that are
nonetheless essential for their everyday lives.
Orange’s mobile financial services strategy
in Africa aims to offer solutions accessible
to the broadest population regardless of
their income or where they live. Orange
Bank Africa intends to become a leader in
ensuring financial inclusion in West Africa.
Stéphane Richard, Chairman and CEO,
Orange, explained that: “New technology
is needed to strengthen financial inclusion
and support economic development, as
proven by mobile money over the past few
years. Banking is a new area of business for
Orange in Africa. It falls squarely in line with
our strategy as a multi-service operator and
our desire to drive the Digital Transformation
forward in Africa.”
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