Caroline Wanjihia has been appointed as Bolt’s Regional Director for its Ridehailing Operations in Africa and International Markets (Middle East, Asia, and Latin America).
This hiring is a big step forward in Bolt’s ongoing mission to optimize and streamline its operations in the region in order to support long-term growth and invest in local talent.
She will oversee and lead the company’s existing regional operations as well as new strategic initiatives, such as regional expansion.
Ms. Wanjihia has 15 years of experience who is known for her innovative approach. She has successfully advised global leaders in business strategy, including Coca-Cola, Diageo, Barclays, PwC, and Old Mutual.
Caroline Wanjihia, Regional Director for Africa and International Markets: “I am truly honoured and excited to take on this role. Africa in particular holds immense potential, and I am confident that ride-hailing services can serve as a catalyst for reshaping how people travel, connect, and access economic prospects.”
Paddy Patridge, Senior Vice President, Rides said: “We are thrilled to have Caroline at the helm of our operations in Africa. Her exceptional leadership, unwavering commitment, and expertise will be a driving force for our mission to transform transportation and mobility services across the continent.”