Ethel Cofie Appointed To Board Of Ride-Hailing Taxi MARAMOJA

Joseph-Albert Kuuire
By Joseph-Albert Kuuire 4 Min Read

Fast-growing ride-hailing taxi, MARAMOJA Transport Board has appointed three new members to help fortify the business strategy in the region. The new members include Ethel D. Cofie, Marta Paiar, and Paul Ndichu.

According to Jason Eisen, MARAMOJA Founder, and Group CEO, the three members bring massive experience from the tech industry and will be valuable to the operations and the strategy of the business in the region:

We are excited to channel Ethel’s, Marta’s, and Paul’s talent, expertise, and energy into furthering our mission. Ethel, Paul, and Marta joining the MARAMOJAs Transport board mark a huge transition point for the company as it continues to scale in Kenya and across Africa. Their expertise and knowledge accelerate MM’s ability to fulfil its mission of bringing trusted mobility services to the entire African continent, treating all stakeholders fairly along the way, and creating opportunities for entrepreneurs around the continent to bring world-class mobility services to their communities, large and small.”

At the same time, Ronald Mahondo, the CEO of MARAMOJA Transport, endorsed the board for the appointment and noted that the three members will bring in their valuable strategic counsel that will help in steering the business to profitability and better performance.

We are delighted to welcome Ethel, Marta, and Paul to the MARAMOJA board, their leadership, and experience in strategy, technology, startup, and innovation space will be valuable in guiding MARAMOJA in the next phase of our growth and in building a stronger mobility infrastructure for the continent

Ethel D. Cofie is the founder of Women in Tech Ghana, initiator of the 1st Pan African women in tech meetup, and was shortlisted for the UN GEM Tech Award for work supporting women in ICT and is Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government for the ICT Category, according to CEO Global. Ethel is also CEO and Founder of EDEL Technology Consulting, an IT Consulting and Digital Products Company in West Africa and Europe that was recently named IT Consulting Firm of the year by the Telecoms and IT Industry. Ethel will be bringing her experience in technology, leadership, and strategy to MARAMOJA’s Board:

I am excited to be part of the MARAMOJA Transport Board. They have shown true innovation within the mobility space in Africa and I look forward to supporting that journey.”

Ethel Cofie joins Marta Paiar, an entrepreneur and telecom & fintech corporate executive with 20 years of experience in Europe, Africa, USA, the Middle East & Central America, and Paul Ndichu, the co-founder of Wapi Pay, is an experienced founder, chief executive officer, and business leader with Africa’s first tech unicorns.

Since its inception in 2015 with over 30,000 registered drivers, MARAMOJA Transport has focused on Corporate Business through MARAMOJA for Corporates and grown its customer base to 100+ Corporates with 100,000+ Users in Kenya.

Source: CIO Africa

Joseph-Albert Kuuire is the creator, editor, and journalist at Tech Labari. Email: Twitter: @jakuuire
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