Interview series: Saheel Shah

2020-05-25T12:59:10+01:00October 22nd, 2018|

Saheel Shah is the co-founder of Kenya’s Adpack Limited, one of the fastest growing packaging businesses in East Africa. Saheel started the business five years ago with his father. Adpack Limited manufactures gunny bags or woven sacks that are used to package cement, agrichemicals, fertilisers and feeds for the farming sector. Saheel sat down with us to talk about what inspires him as a leader and to discuss his entrepreneurial journey. What led you to setting up Adpack? I grew up in a family of entrepreneurs. My grandfather came to Kenya on a ship when he was 14 years [...]

Interview series: Peter Kimbowa

2021-02-22T13:24:55+00:00March 5th, 2018|

Peter Kimbowa, is one of Uganda’s leading executive coaches and founded Uganda’s CEO Summit.  The Summit brings together leaders from the private and public sector to develop the character and competence required to lead complex enterprises with a purpose beyond products, profits and personal gain.  The Summit’s annual CEO Forum this year focussed on financing Uganda into a middle income economy. Glynis spoke to Peter Kimbowa at the Forum about ethical leadership, identifying talent, and the potential of coaching in Uganda. What do you see as the challenges facing senior leaders in Uganda today?  The first challenge I [...]

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