Glover appoints Layode as CEO

Leading digital assets marketplace, Glover has appointed Damilola Layode as its Chief Executive Officer.

Prior to his new appointment, Layode whose career journey spans marketing communications, business development, digital strategy, and transformation has served extensively as Head of Strategy and Partnership at Patricia Technologies, Manager, Growth, and Marketing at OPay, and Snr. Partnership Manager at Big Cabal Media amongst other techs and startup companies. 

Commenting on his appointment, Layode said: “Joining Glover is an exciting opportunity for me career-wise. At a time when the world is experiencing the emergence of this new asset class, it’s great to be in a position where I can champion conversations around this innovative means of storing and exchanging value. The pioneering spirit within the organization is a value I share and the mission to bring financial opportunities to Africans through product offerings that aid in seamless customer experience in the e-commerce and fintech space is one that I buy into completely. Personally, my mission is to expand growth across the business, consolidating the company’s gains as a market leader in the SSA region, while transitioning it to a globally revered marketplace for digital assets.” 

Launched in 2021, Glover is a digital assets marketplace that was inspired to facilitate the buying and selling of GiftCards, conversion of excess Airtime to Cash, the ease of payment for utility bills through its Refill services, in addition to a one-stop-shop for E-tickets. Overall, Glover is keen on creating a financial ecosystem that propels personal and business growth through the creation of financial services that promote ease, and convenience. The company has gained a foothold as one of the fastest-growing startups in Africa. It currently operates out of Lagos, Nigeria, with a presence in Ghana, and plans to expand across the entire continent.



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