Secure payment connectivity provider, XLink, announced on Wednesday that it has appointed Nkuli Mbundu as its new Managing Executive for Sales & Marketing.
His appointment is effective from April 15.
“We are delighted to announce the appointment of Nkuli to the position of Managing Executive: Sales & Marketing as the knowledge and expertise that Nkuli brings to the company, along with his passion for people, customers and sustainability, will be essential in strengthening the high-performance culture at XLink,” said XLink Communications Managing Director, Hymie Marnewick.
With over 20 years of experience in the IT and telecoms industry, holding previous roles at Vodacom as Executive Head in Large Enterprise, Sales Director at Origin Consulting and Country Manager for the Enterprise Content Division at EMC2, Mbundu has a wealth of expertise in driving sales and digital transformation.
He is also currently completing his PMD at Gibs Business School.
“I’m excited to be joining this organisation as it has a strong entrepreneurial culture that is more agile and experiential, the perfect foundation for exponential growth,” said Mbundu.
“My aim in this role is to ensure that the company remains sustainable and takes lead in this disruptive era of hyper-acceleration. My focus will be on protecting and growing our traditional payment market while building new partnerships and capabilities in IoT, BI & Analytics, AI and Blockchain to ensure XLink remains at the forefront of business transformation in the retail and financial services markets.”
Leading the sales team, Mbundu’s responsibilities will include evolving the business in such a way that it is able to effectively provide solutions as a service and increase revenue and market share.
“Not only will I be looking at how to evolve the payments landscape and break legacy boundaries, but also guarantee that we, as XLink, are seen as a digital payment enabler by harnessing the power of transactions which take place every day,” Mbundu added.