Recognition of Leadership

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's US-Africa Business Center made a significant announcement, appointing Flutterwave's founder and CEO, Olugbenga Agboola, as the vice chair of its board of directors. This endorsement, received during the US-Nigeria Executive Dialogue in New York City, was further underscored by the endorsement of Nigerian President Bola Tinubu.

Pioneering Digital Transformation

Flutterwave's pivotal role in driving Africa's digital revolution was acknowledged by the US-Africa Business Center. Their leadership and vision in the digital economy sector exemplify Africa's growing importance in the global economic landscape. The appointment signifies a mutual commitment to exploring Africa's digital transformation and advancing bilateral business initiatives between the United States and Nigeria.

Strengthening Bilateral Relations

The US Chamber of Commerce's US-Africa Business Center aligns with Flutterwave's dedication to fostering stronger relations between the United States and Africa. By facilitating dialogue and collaboration, the center aims to enhance commercial ties and promote emerging technologies that benefit both regions.

A Personal Milestone

In response to his appointment, Olugbenga Agboola expressed gratitude and excitement on LinkedIn. He sees this opportunity as a personal achievement and a testament to Flutterwave's commitment to integrating Africa into the global economy. Agboola emphasized Africa's pivotal role in the global economic narrative and expressed eagerness to advance the continent's digital transformation journey.

Forward Momentum

The appointment of Olugbenga Agboola as vice chair of the US-Africa Business Center's board marks a significant milestone in African leadership and transatlantic cooperation. With Flutterwave's leadership at the helm, the center is poised to drive impactful initiatives that foster economic growth, innovation, and collaboration across continents.