Youverify, Africa’s leading provider of KYC and AML solutions, announces the appointment of Dimitri Kanellopoulos as the company’s new Country Managing Director (CMD) for Youverify South Africa. Dimitri Joins Youverify’s team after years of work at ICE Tech and IBM, where he served as the Chief Sales Marketing Officer and Sales and business unit leader.

Dimitri Kanellopoulos brings in decades of management work experience from leading companies across Africa such as NCR Corporation, where he served as the General Manager and Barclays, where he served as the vice president for the head of technology and quality assurance.

“Dimitri joining our team as CMD signals a new era for Youverify as we continue to redefine the digital identity space,” said Gbenga Odegbami, CEO & Co-Founder of Youverify. 

“Dimitri’s extensive industry knowledge is an asset that will play a major role as Youverify reaches its next growth phase and continues to expand into new markets through groundbreaking innovations in the digital identity space.” 

As the CMD For Youverify South Africa, Dimitri will lead all business deals, finances, partnerships, operations and acquisitions in the south and eastern Africa region. 

“Youverify’s vision to create an Africa where every African and African business can build economic relationships and trust without worrying about fraud or compliance difficulties, has always resonated with me, as it’s such a critical issue that impacts all our lives,” said Dimitri.


“Serving as CMD, I will lead Youverify South African Team to deliver on the company’s promise of achieving this tremendous vision through fostering the right relationships and partnerships to expand the business footprint and penetrate new markets with the business’s innovative technology. 

About Youverify


Youverify is an Identity verification and Data management company that helps businesses (Finance, BSFI, Startups) automate compliance decisions through KYC and AML solutions, helping them to onboard customers, employees and partners, and fight fraud using data. 

We envision an Africa where every African, and African business can build economic relationships and trust without worrying about fraud or compliance difficulties. We know what it looks like at the moment, and it is our mission to change it.

Simplifying the trust of Africans, and African businesses by people, through seamless and secure identity data access and verification.


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