Hussein is currently the Managing Director of Kansai Plascon Tanzania Limited, one of the leading paint manufacturers in East Africa. He currently overseas all aspects of the Tanzania operations leading over 280 employees. Prior to assuming this role in 2019, Hussein was the National Sales Manager for the company and has over 10 years of experience in the paint industry. Hussein has been instrumental in introducing various products to the Tanzanian market that have contributed to the development of the Tanzania’s infrastructure. Hussein successfully led the transition of Sadolin Paints Tanzania Limited to Kansai Plascon Tanzania Limited after their acquisition in 2017 by Kansai Plascon Africa Limited. Hussein graduated with a bachelor’s in international business at the University of Victoria and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at the Rotman School of Management (University of Toronto), in Canada. While at Rotman, Hussein served as the Vice-President of Finance responsible for managing the Finances of the student union and other special interest clubs. Hussein was also the ambassador for Rotman responsible for representing the school during the Middle East study tour in Turkey, Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
Kansai Plascon Tanzania Limited
It all began with humble beginnings in 1889 when a young Welshman, Herbert Evans arrived in the shanty mining town of Johannesburg with a cart, ladder, and paintbrushes. All those years ago he embraced the core values that Kansai Plascon still strives towards today – to design products that improve the lives of customers through constant innovation.