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Our top five Meet the Boss interviews of 2013

We highlight our most prominent interviews with business bosses.

Meet the Boss: Yaw Nsarkoh, managing director, Unilever East and Southern Africa

“We have to hold ourselves to global standards. Do not accept false benchmarks.”

Meet the Boss: Ahsan Manji, managing director, Weetabix East Africa

Ahsan Manji and his team are ambitious, striving to achieve their Big Hairy Audacious Goals.

Meet the Boss: Isaac Kwaku Fokuo, CEO, African Leadership Network

African Leadership Network head encourages Africans to be proud of being African.

Meet the Boss: Robert Clarke, Managing Director, Promasidor Kenya

Food manufacturer boss says Africa needs to invest in education and training.

Meet the Boss: Barbara Birungi, director of Hive Colab/founder of WITU

Empowering women in technology and business is Barbara Birungi’s passion.

Meet the Boss: Polycarp Igathe, MD, Vivo Energy

Vivo Energy MD advises entrepreneurs to have focus and move with speed.

Meet the Boss: Sanjiv Shah, CEO, RMA Motors

Kenyan car businessman Sanjiv Shah started out with a fund injection from his father.

Meet the Boss: Stewart van Graan, managing director, Dell South Africa

“I believe that the basis for entrepreneurship is experience.”

Meet the Boss: TAD Watts, managing director, Boskovic Air Charters

Aviation boss highlights security as an issue Kenya needs to address.

Meet the Boss: Ed Winter, CEO, Fastjet

Corruption and protectionism hinder Africa’s development, says airline boss.

Meet the Boss: José Carlos Pinheiro, CEO, Pylos Mozambique

Property firm boss looks beyond the bad to see opportunity in Mozambique.

Meet the Boss: Mwijage Bishota, executive director, Fusion Capital Tanzania

Fusion Capital Tanzania boss advises Africans to dream big.

Meet the Boss: Manu Chandaria, industrialist

Now in his eighties, Manu Chandaria is concerned about Kenya’s poverty levels.

Meet the Boss: Leon Ndubai, CEO, Indo-Africa Finance

“As Africans we can tackle our own problems and find solutions to our problems.”