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 carrier Bharti Airtel’s Kenya operations. Merali appeared in Africa’s 50 Richest 2015 by Forbes.
Source of Influence: Business
Date of Death: 3 July 2021
Status: Not featured in current year
Place of Death: Kenya