Bboxx Kenya – Justus Mucyo appointed new Managing Director of Bboxx Kenya

Bboxx Kenya – Justus Mucyo appointed new Managing Director of Bboxx Kenya

Friday 27th January 2023 – Justus Mucyo has been appointed as the new Bboxx Kenya MD. The announcement follows a year of significant growth within Bboxx, Africa’s leading super platform that is committed to transforming lives and unlocking potential by providing access to essential products and services like clean energy, clean cooking, mobile technology, and financial services.

Justus has been involved in the Rwanda Energy sector for over 12 years, both in the public and private sector. From working with charities in the renewable energy as a student to pioneering off-grid operations with Bboxx in Rwanda. He has also previously held different positions at Bboxx group notably managing the launch of Bboxx operations in West Africa as the Head of Expansion.

Justus was most recently the Managing Director of Bboxx Rwanda and chairman of the Solar sub-sector under the industry association (EPD). He holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering and a Master of Business administration (MBA).

His predecessor Jeff Vanden Berghe, who will be joining Bboxx Group as Operations Director. During his 4-year tenure, Jeff was steadfast with the introduction of new products, securing funding and onboarding new partners.

Globally, Bboxx recently acquired PEG Africa, a solar energy frontrunner in West Africa with operations in 4 countries: Senegal, Ivory Coast, Ghana, and Mali. Following this acquisition, Bboxx has now over 4,000 employees and is positively impacting the lives of more than 3.5 million people in 10 markets.

The company aims to transform the continent’s utility sector by becoming one of the largest networks for clean utility services and an enabler of access to goods and services for underserved communities.

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About us

Bboxx is a data-driven super platform, transforming lives and unlocking potential by connecting consumers and deploying innovative products across Africa.

Bboxx is championing the economic empowerment of Africa, accelerating the transition to the digital economy and creating new markets. We have built Bboxx Pulse®, a fully integrated operating system, and combined it with an extensive on-the-ground network to connect customers with clean energy, clean cooking, smartphones, e-mobility and selected financial products – many for the first time.

We are connecting both underserved rural communities and aspiring urban ones with a highly convenient and affordable way to access life-changing solutions, through last mile logistics and data-powered innovative financing methods. We offer our services on a pay-as-you-go basis to households, businesses, and communities, enabling African consumers to unlock their potential.

We build strategic partnerships with investors, utilities providers, global companies, and governments to accelerate growth and provide a wide range of products to consumers in Africa. Our partners are seizing a massive market opportunity by plugging into Bboxx – developed through green tech and big data and designed for scale.

Following the successful acquisition of solar energy frontrunner PEG Africa in 2022, Bboxx is now positively impacting the lives of more than 3.5 million people in 10 operating markets, directly contributing to 11 of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Bboxx and its group of companies is one of the largest networks in Africa, with over 4,000 staff across Africa and offices in the UK and Asia.

For more information please contact:
Bboxx / Impact and Influence
Nicholas Moore
+44 7527 695154