Managing Director Africa, Tolaram Group

Haresh Aswani is the Managing Director Africa for the Tolaram group. The Tolaram Group is a family-owned Singaporean conglomerate that started out in Indonesia in 1948 before eventually setting up in Africa where it has gone on to make its over $1 Bn revenue in cereals, noodles, and infrastructure and most recently fintech. Haresh created Joint ventures with multinational corporations like Indofoods, Arla, Kelloggs, and our newest joint venture with Colgate. We plan to build Colgates first African plant in Nigeria.Currently, we employ about 18,000 people in Africa and we crossed the $1.3 billion revenue mark in 2019.