June 22, 2024

SWVL Hires Kevin Foreman as Global Head Public Sector Sales

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Swvl Inc. a global provider of transformative tech-enabled mass transit solutions, recently announced the hiring of Kevin Foreman as Global Head of B2G (business-to-government) offerings. According to the firm’s reports, Mr. Foreman will be based in the United States and will play a key role in driving organic and inorganic growth in North America, among other regions.

Kevin Foreman Global Head Public Sector Sales SWVL

According to the firm’s reports, Foreman previously led Optibus’ presence in North America with offices across Seattle, San Francisco, Chicago, NYC, Washington DC, Indianapolis, Vancouver, and Toronto; Optibus has mass transit SaaS deployments in 1,000 cities around the world.

The firm also added that Mr. Foreman, brings 30 years of leadership, sales, software, and mobility experience as Swvl sets sights on the North American market. This will reinforce Swvl’s rapidly growing global SaaS business after signing the acquisition agreements for controlling stakes in SaaS platforms Shotl and door2door

Mostafa Kandil, Swvl Founder and CEO, said, “We are excited to welcome Kevin to Swvl’s rapidly growing team. His deep experience working with SaaS, specifically within the mobility sector, will be invaluable as we expand our SaaS and B2G offerings, with a focus on North America. The addition of Kevin reflects the caliber of professionals that we are bringing on board as we drive our platform forward – generating faster growth and ridership than any of our direct peers. As always, we are focused on providing proprietary, technology-based mobility solutions that empower people to go where they want, when they want.”

Youssef Salem, Swvl CFO, stated, “Kevin is a leading SaaS expert in the mobility space with a strong track record of improving the quality and efficiency of some of the most complex transportation operations in the world. His direct expertise is expected to provide us with a competitive advantage as we prepare to enter the North American market, building on Swvl’s rapid global expansion and exponential growth to date, which has positioned the company as a leading provider of mass transit solutions across more than 100 cities in over 20 countries. We will continue to build out our team in North America and look forward to updating the investment community of our organic and inorganic milestones on the continent and beyond.”

Kevin Foreman, Swvl Global Head of Public Sector, stated, “I’m very excited about joining the Swvl team. Swvl enables transit agencies with state-of-the-art software platforms; platforms that are cloud-based; platforms to update bi-weekly to reflect the rapid change in ridership that agencies are seeing. Swvl is bringing and will continue to raise the bar for what is expected of transit software. Long gone are the days of “vendor lock-in” and annual upgrade and maintenance fees.”

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