Ride-hailing app Bolt has appointed Linda Ndungu as the new Country Manager Kenya effective October 1, 2022.
In a statement, Bolt termed Linda as a passionate and experienced professional with an innovative and progressive approach to problem-solving and fostering partnerships.
“We are thrilled to have Linda join the Bolt team as the new Country Manager for Kenya. We look forward to working with her as she leads the team, and takes our business to the next frontier. Linda brings to the company great expertise and understanding in developing, managing, and growing SMEs as well as large-scale enterprises within the East African market and beyond. We are confident that she will infuse this expertise to ensure that we continue offering affordable, quality and safe services to all our business partners,” said Kenneth Micah, Regional Manager for ride-hailing, Eastern Africa.
Prior to joining Bolt, Linda worked with Coca-Cola, Instiglio, and Deloitte. She has led and been part of teams that have designed, implemented, and evaluated strategic roadmaps and processes to enhance profitability and streamline operations of more than 50 organizations across East Africa
Speaking on her appointment, Linda stated her plans to work closely with all internal and external stakeholders to grow a business focused on quality, convenience and affordable service delivery to customers.
“I am delighted to join Bolt and I am committed to progressively work with the team to deliver quality, reliable and affordable services to our customers. I will continue to champion the provision of safe ride-hailing services in Kenya, whilst creating entrepreneurial opportunities that enable more people to earn a sustainable living,” said Linda Ndungu, Country Manager, Kenya.
Linda will be tasked with optimizing business operations to facilitate growth, strategy development and executįon, program implementation. She will spearhead overall operational excellence to ensure quality and affordable service delivery.
Linda holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Marketing from the University of Nairobi, and she is a Certified Public Accountant.