Hisa, a FinTech investment startup based in Kenya has announced Eric Jackson as the new CEO effective immediately. This comes after Eric Asuma, co-founder and former CEO, stepped down from his role to focus on a new venture in partnership with the online financial news publisher, the Kenyan Wall Street as reported by TechCabal.
Eric Jackson previously led the product and innovation team at Hisa and has had previous executive roles and entrepreneurial ventures with MediaPal and Nano Digital.
Part of a statement released by Hisa reads, “Eric Jackson brings a wealth of experience to his new role as CEO of Hisa. With a proven track record in the technology sector, Jackson has a deep understanding of leveraging technology to solve everyday challenges.”
“I am honoured to continue to drive the Hisa mission as its new CEO and build upon the solid foundation established by Erick Asuma,” said Eric Jackson. “Hisa is at the forefront of revolutionizing investment solutions, and I am thrilled to guide the company in its next phase of growth. Together, we will further enhance our technological capabilities, expand our market presence, and continue delivering exceptional value to our clients.”
Following the transition in leadership, Erick Asuma, the former CEO has said, “As I step down from my role as CEO, I am confident that Hisa will continue its path to success under the guidance of Eric Jackson. His expertise and vision align perfectly with the company’s goals, and I have no doubt that Hisa’s future is bright.”
Since its inception in 2020, Hisa now has over 25,000 registered investors with over $2M traded across different asset classes including Kenyan stocks, US Stocks and US ETFs according to the company.