33-Year-Old Nigerian Appointed Andela’s VP Global Operations

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Andela, a global engineering organization that builds high-performance engineering teams, has appointed a 33-year-old Nigerian, Seni Sulyman as its Vice President of Global Operations.

According to a statement released on Tuesday, the newly promoted executive joined as director of operations for Nigeria before getting a promotion six months after.

“Seni joined Andela as Director of operations for Nigeria in May 2016, then moved into the role of country director of Nigeria six months later,” the statement read.

Speaking on the new role, Sulyman said: “This new role provides me the opportunity to give even more to Andela’s mission, and in the process, achieve more of my own dreams and aspirations for Africa. I am beyond excited about Andela’s next phase as we continue to create the change we want to see in Nigeria, and across the continent.”

As the Vice President, Global Operations, he will be responsible for the company’s talent recruitment and development, service delivery, and African operations across Lagos, Nairobi and Kampala.

“Over the past two years, Seni has led Andela Nigeria as we’ve grown our first country from 150 to 475 Andelans. Just as importantly, he’s done so with a consistent focus on ethical leadership and the pursuit of Andela’s values,” Jeremy Johnson, Andela CEO, said.

“For all of these reasons, I’m excited to work with Seni in this new, global capacity as he helps chart a course for the growth and development of Andela talent around the world.”