Mr. Frank Anwelle has been appointed as the Country Manager of the DPO Group in Ghana
Frank will provide overall leadership to the DPO team in Ghana by growing the organisation’s market share, ensuring a total revenue growth and managing all operations. He will also facilitate their merchant acquisition, account management and superior service delivery, among others.
DPO Group is the largest and fastest-growing African payment gateway that offers small, medium and large-sized companies the solution, technology and support to make and receive online payments wherever and whenever they want.
The company serves clients in over 20 countries across various dynamic sectors, including airlines, hotels, restaurants, e-commerce, schools, insurance, car rentals and travel agents across Africa. DPO has partnered with over 50 African banks including Standard Bank, Ecobank, Equity Bank, UBA, Absa, among others – all supporting their robust programme of investment to drive Pan-African commerce, financial inclusion and economic development.
The company operates in 20 African countries.
Frank is an enterprising Ghanaian business professional with over ten years of experience in Sales and Distribution within the telecommunication, mobile financial services and fintech industry.
Frank served as the Distribution Manager at Zeepay Ghana Limited, where among other things, he was responsible for revenue, agents and customer acquisition across all market segments in Ghana, as well as developing and implementing payment strategy as a key use case in driving adoption among customers
Before then, he was the Key Account Manager with Vodafone Ghana, responsible for the development of all banks and non-banking financial institutions as strategic partners for Vodafone Cash; and safeguarding and growing revenue from all strategic accounts.
He has also held other managerial positions in Vodafone Ghana including, the Zonal Sales Manager, and the Vodafone Cash Regional Sales Manager in the Northern Region.
Frank was part of the team that saw the successful launch of Vodafone Cash, Best of Class in 2015 in his assigned Region.
Frank was, at a point in time, the Airtel Money Retail Supervisor with Airtel Ghana for the then three Northern Regions (Northern, Upper East and West).
He also worked with Millicom Ghana (TIGO) as an Agent Quality Officer.
He currently serves As a Board Member for a youth NGO – Coalition for Positive Impact -focused on making Africa a hub for effective development of young leaders and entrepreneurs by empowering and assisting young people in the most deprived regions and communities of Africa through innovation, mentorship and technology.
Frank has been very outstanding in his professional life over the years. He has won a number of awards including: the Vodafone Cash Champions League Winner (2017), the Best Regional Sales Manager Vodafone Cash (FY16/17), the Young star of Upper West Excellence Awards on Leadership (2016), the Best Retail Supervisor – Airtel Money (2015), the Best Agent Quality Officer (Tigo Cash, 2014).
He attended St. Francis Xavier Minor Seminary School in Wa and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Integrated Development Studies (IDS) as well as a Master of Arts in Development Communication from the University for Development Studies (UDS) – Wa Campus.
He also has a certificate in Digital Money from the Digital Frontiers Institute and is on a journey to becoming a certified Digital Finance Practitioner.