Jimmie Mwangi joins Diamond Trust Bank as new CIDO


Jimmie is set to steer the bank toward innovative digital strategies and technological advancements.

Diamond Trust Bank (DTB), a leading regional bank listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE), has appointed Jimmie Mwangi as its new chief information and digital officer (CIDO). He has extensive leadership exposure in the financial services industry, having worked across six countries on the continent.

Jimmie brings more than 20 years’ experience to DTB, with a proven track record in optimising organisational efficiency through deploying solutions, streamlining processes, and transforming business models across diverse industries.

“The time has arrived for me to embark on a new chapter, driven by my passion to contribute to the transformation of Africa and its wonderful people,” Jimmie wrote on his LinkedIn page. “Over the past four years, I've had the privilege of collaborating with an incredibly talented and dedicated team. Together, we celebrated significant victories and embraced invaluable lessons. I carry these experiences, lessons and skills with me as I navigate the next phase of my career.”

Before joining Diamond Trust Bank, Jimmie was the assistant VP: business analysis (CIB change at Absa Group and IT business process manager at African Bank. He later joined Equity Bank (Kenya), his last role being group CIO: business process innovation and enterprise digitalisation.

Jimmie completed a BCom (Hons) in informatics at Unisa, and holds a master of commerce in information systems from the University of the Witwatersrand.

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