Dr. Vimal Shah
CHAIRMAN BIDCO AFRICA
Vimal Shah is the Chairman of Bidco Africa, East Africa’s leading manufacturer of Edible Oils and Hygiene and Personal Care products, and most recently set foot in the Food and Beverages Sector – launching its Noodles, Juices and Carbonated Soft Drinks brands into the market.
Vimal holds a BSc. Business Admin from United States International University – Africa. He is a much sought-after speaker and mentor on Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Manufacturing and has given talks all over the world.
He has been in the 3 GF (Global Green Growth Fund) Advisory Board, former Chairman of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA), former Chairman of the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM), and former Chairman of the East African Business Council (EABC) and currently chairs the Mkenya Daima Initiative which fosters peaceful coexistence for economic growth and prosperity in Kenya.
Vimal has received numerous awards including the First Class Chief of the Order of the Burning Spear (CBS) in 2011 by former president Mwai Kibaki, which is the highest national honor.