Merali is a business tycoon who has helped the commercial development in Kenya. He is best known for owning three of Kenya’s major companies; Sasini Ltd, battery manufacturer Eveready East Africa, and Sameer Africa. He is also chairman of the mobile phone company Bharti Airtel’s Kenya operations. Merali was listed in Africa’s 50th richest people by Forbes in 2015.
Source of Influence: Business
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