Glovo has today announced that they have appointed a new General Manager for the Kenyan market.
The Spanish on-demand delivery startup announced that Priscilla Muhiu will take over the reins as the new GM for the country. She takes over from William Benthall who was Glovo’s GM for Sub-Saharan Africa.
Prior to her appointment, she was the Africa Marketing Head for Glovo. She led the team that launched Glovo in Kenya and Côte d’Ivoire.
I am delighted to be taking over from William [Benthall] as the general manager for Kenya. I’m looking forward to continuing the good work that we have done here with Glovo, in a market that is very vibrant and full of promising prospects.” she said.
Priscilla brings 13 years of experience in business development and marketing. 9 of those years have been spent on working with tech companies. She also brings knowledge on growth hacking, market development and business modelling.
The appointment of the new GM for Kenya shows that Glovo is serious about the Kenyan market. According to Glovo, they are in 22 countries and over 660 cities worldwide. In Africa, they are available in Kenya, Côte d’Ivoire and Morocco. They claim to have 1,600 employees with over 7.3 active customers worldwide.
Glovo has presence in major towns in Kenya like Nairobi and Mombasa. The app is available on Android and iOS where you use it to order practically anything to your location. They have partnerships with restaurants for you to order meals or even supermarkets that competes with Uber Eats. They also have a partnership with supermarkets like Carrefour to order shopping to your location. Additional items you can order on Glovo include beauty and health products, drinks or even express shipment.