Vimal Shah is the founder and former CEO of Bidco that manufactures edible oils. He founded the company alongside his father and brother in 1985.
In 2019, the company expanded into the food and beverage category as a move that positions the company to become the leading manufacturer of consumer goods in East Africa.
It boasts of a portfolio of over 40 brands with over 25,000 employees.
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.