Zambia has one of the most consistent growth levels in terms of G.D.P around the world. They register an impressive 6.7% average growth in G.D.P every year. The businessmen and women in the country are working really hard to ensure that the economy stays aloof. Other than that the privatization of the copper mining industry in their country has helped their economy a great deal as they greatly benefit from the production of copper. The richest Zambians are owners of reputable businesses having been able to build business empires. For some of them, their success has enabled them to clinch powerful leadership positions in the political arena. Here is a list of the who is who in Zambia.
List of Top 10 Richest Zambians in 2017
1. Hakainde Hichilema
This list would not be complete if we forgot to mention business mogul Hakainde Hichilema who also doubles up as a politician. As a matter of fact He is the opposition leader in Zambia. He is well read, with an MBA in Finance from a top university in London. He is a millionaire and he happens to own one of the biggest ranches in Zambia.
Noble is the founder of Auto-world. This one of the biggest motor shops in all of Zambia with eleven branches spread across the country. He founded the company with his wife and two sons hence this is in all essence a family company. The man is said to be worth an average of 310 million dollars. The company sells cars, boats as well as other motor products.
3. Robin Miller
He is the Managing Director of Real Estate Investments Zambia (REIZ). Miller has been a member of the Board of the Zambian Wildlife Authority, Chairman of the Post Newspaper, a member of the Republic of Zambia/EU Trade Enterprise Support Facility, and was the founding Chairman Of the Tourism Council of Zambia. Robin Miller is a trustee of the David Shepherd Wildlife Fund/ Game Rangers International.
4. Dr. Rajan Mahtani
Dr. Rajan Mahtani’s business empire is large and He also doubles up as the chairman of Finance bank limited. The man is well read as well.
Apart from being a certified accountant, he also has a P.H.D in commercial law. It is safe to say that this business tycoon is well worth an average of 293 million dollars.