Letshego appoints “Aupa” as Group CEO

Aobakwe “Aupa” Monyatsi

Letshego has appointed Aobakwe “Aupa” Monyatsi as Group Chief Executive. Prior to this appointment, Aupa held the same role in an interim capacity from 4 May 2022, having led the inclusive finance entity’s digitalization of systems and operations for the last two years in his first Letshego role as Group Chief Operating Officer (Group COO).

Enos Banda, the Group Chairman of Letshego Holdings Ltd affirmed the appointment, adding, “Aupa is an ideal candidate to take Letshego into the next generation where we aim to realize the benefits of our recent tech investments and embed the exciting advancements and transformation initiated by the Management Team over the last two year period. 

Aupa brings proficiency in retail tech, diverse pan-Africa financial sector experience as well as a passion to make a difference. His dynamic and personable leadership style, balanced by his empathy and appreciation for people, makes him an ideal candidate to lead our organization.

 Aupa’s appointment evidences Letshego’s progress in building a robust succession plan for our future organization, as we progress in our vision to be world-class.”

During his career at ABSA Botswana, Aupa was Chief Operating Officer and Head of Distribution Channels, with his latest role being Acting Managing Director for ABSA Botswana before transferring to the bank’s Africa head office in South Africa, as Managing Executive for Alternative Channels.

Commenting on his appointment, Aobakwe “Aupa” Monyatsi, Group Chief Executive added, “Letshego’s ambition to achieve a sustainable impact for more broader pan-African regional communities by extending access to simple yet productive financial solutions, has always inspired me to be part of the organization. I am now excited to lead, support, and inspire our diverse and dynamic pan-African teams to unlock our collective potential for the benefit of our people, as well as the benefit of our customers, stakeholders, and communities where we operate.

I have been inspired by the warmth and support received since I joined Letshego, and I am honored to lead the Group into our next chapter of evolution, securing long-term shareholder return.”

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