Darshan Chandaria at only 30 is the Group CEO and Director of Chandaria Group, which is one of the largest private-owned business groups in East and Central Africa. Chandaria Group has highly diversified operations in tissue, paper, hygiene products manufacturing, insurance flexible packaging, real estate, automobile manufacturing, mining, solar energy generation and other investments spread across Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, India and Dubai. The group's flagship company, Chandaria Industries Limited, is the largest tissue and hygiene products manufacturer in Kenya, East and Central Africa.
Darshan Chandaria was appointed as a Director in 2012 and as Group CEO in 2015. He has been instrumental in transforming Chandaria Group from a Kenyan family business into an East African conglomerate. He is a member of the Young Presidents Organization, an exclusive global network of business owners and CEO's, and the African Leadership Network, Africa's leading business owners and CEO's organization.
He holds a Bachelor degree in Business Management from Cardiff University in the UK.