Naushad Merali has emerged as a go-getting, aggressive, witty deal maker who will stop at nothing to seal a seemingly impossible deal all odds notwithstanding. His business endeavors has seen him cut a niche in the Kenyan market and beyond as the most entrepreneurial business mogul in the league that can be equated to the American Donald Trump, Bill Gates, Warren Buffet in Kenyan standards.
Merali is respected by all for his seemingly insatiable appetite to get wherever he wants and would scale even the seemingly insurmountable odds to realize his dreams. Following his footsteps, his son has also emerged as a go getter, like his father, with the academic credentials to crown it all in business.
Merali has formed a large group of companies under the Sameer Group umbrella that are involved in across section of the economic sectors as agriculture, construction, Energy and Power, Export Processing Zone (EPZ), Information Technology, Telecommunications, Finance and Transport.
Some of the companies including Sasini Tea (Agriculture), Eveready (Energy) amd Sameer Africa (Transport) are listed at the Nairobi Stock Exchange.
The company's coffee plantations are located at altitude in central Kenya with facilities in Kiambu and Nyeri Districts ( Mweiga Estate)