Alon Lits joined Uber as its first General Manager in Africa in August last year.
Alon began his career in the leveraged finance division of Investec Bank Limited, where he provided debt and preference share financing solutions to public and private companies in South Africa, as well as Africa’s largest private equity funds.
Before joining Uber, Alon interned with the emerging market focused private equity fund – LeapFrog Investments – focusing on investment opportunities throughout Africa.
Alon is born and raised in South Africa and is passionate about South Africa and Africa. He holds and MBA from INSEAD and is also qualified as an Associate of the Faculty and Institute of Actuaries in the UK.
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