Abdelraouf Meirghani Abdelrahman Ahmed
Managing Director, Kenana Sugar Co
Mr. Abdulraouf Meirghani became Managing Director of Kenana Sugar Company (KSC) in 2017. He has more than 28 years of professional experience. While most of his career has been in the African agro and sugar industries, he also has professional experience in banking and finance sectors in the United States.
Since 2003, he has worked with Price Waterhouse Cooper of the UK in establishing and implementing a financial system for KSC as part of the company’s transformation plans as well as creating and monitoring reliable control systems. He also settled the final accounts presentation to the Board of Directors and the General Assembly within two months of the financial yearend, two years in a row for the first time in Kenana’s.
He again worked with Price Waterhouse Cooper when he participated in designing and implementing the funding model of the White Nile Sugar Co and furthermore he established financial and procurement procedures for White Nile.
In 2014, he was appointed as general manager of Kenana Integrated Agricultural Solutions (KIAS). As a true business partner and as an Interim Managing Director and Corporate Director, Mr. Ahmed supported the board of directors, providing recommendations regarding cost saving, profit generating opportunities, and profitability improvement strategies. He also provided business advice on overseas trading operations that have saved the company 18m euro in one year and played a tremendous role in reducing operational expenditures by introducing new vendors to the business.