Luno appoints Christo de Wit as Southern Africa country manager


Crypto exchange Luno has appointed Christo de Wit as its South Africa country manager.

Luno’s newly appointed country manager for South Africa, Christo de Wit has years of experience in global business, having held leadership positions at True Money, a financial technology company that provides e-payment services in Southeast Asia and has more than 65,000 agents in six countries.

Before joining Luno, Christo worked as True Money's country managing director in Myanmar. He also oversaw regional marketing for Rocket Internet's Everjobs in Asia, which has since merged with Jumia.

Christo joins Luno at an exciting time, with a team of more than 1,000 employees, according to the crypto firm, and his immediate focus will be to build on Luno’s growth in South Africa by raising awareness about crypto as a long-term investment.

“South Africa is a key market for Luno and Christo aims to maintain the momentum of customers being able to safely and easily buy and store their crypto on the country’s most trusted crypto platform,” the company says.

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