Darshan ChandariaGroup CEO & Director- Chandaria Industries Ltd
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Darshan Chandaria holds an undergraduate Business Management degree from Cardiff University in the UK. He is a Director & Group CEO of Chandaria Group.
Chandaria Group is one of the largest privately owned business groups in East and Central Africa, with its flagship company being Chandaria Industries headquartered in Kenya. The group has operations in Tissue, Paper and Hygiene Products Manufacturing and Distribution, Flexible Packaging, Real Estate, Mining, Solar Energy Generation and Automobile Manufacturing. The group operates in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, India and Dubai.
He has quickly become an inspirational leader and a role model for young people in the corporate world. He has been instrumental in transforming Chandaria Group from a Kenyan family business into a Global Conglomerate. He is the youngest member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) in Kenya after being invited to join in January 2012 for his outstanding corporate achievements. YPO is an exclusive global network of business owners and CEO’s. Darshan was also invited to join the African Leadership Network (ALN) in May 2013, becoming a member of Africa’s most prestigious business owners and CEO’s organization.
He is a young philanthropist and personally supports a number of schools, NGO’s and institutions across Kenya. In recognition of his philanthropy, he was invited to join the Global and African Philanthropy Forums in July 2014. His interests are property/architecture, fine dining, playing tennis and he is a keen golfer, playing off handicap 7. He believes that “success is not a destination but a continuous journey.”Read more Read less