Vimal Shah is one of Kenya and East Africa’s eminent and most respected business leaders. Together with his father and brother, Mr. Shah has transformed Bidco from a humble soap manufacturing enterprise into a Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) behemoth. Bidco is presently East Africa’s leading manufacturer of edible oils and personal hygiene care products with over 40 brands and a footprint in 16 African countries. Vimal holds a BSc. Business Administration from United States International University Africa. In 2008, the Kenya Institute of Management awarded him the CEO of the Year award with BIDCO winning the Company of the year award. He was ranked as the 3rd East Africa Business Leader of the Future and 5th Most Respected Chief Executive Officer in East Africa in 2002. He was named the Professional Manager of the Year 2001 and winner for Outstanding Executive support for IT in 2001. Under his leadership Bidco has received over 30 corporate awards in 15 years across various domains: energy management, business leadership and manufacturing. He is a Fellow of the Kenya Institute of Management, a Fellow of the Marketing Society of Kenya and the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya.