Our Directors

Subhash Patel

Chairman and Managing Director- Group

Subhash Patel

Chairman and Managing Director- Group

Mr. Subhash Patel, the founder and chairman of the Group started his business in 1992 with an induction furnace and rolling mill in Dar-Es-Salaam and in the span of two decades he has created an organisation that comprises of more than 15 different companies and has multimillion dollar investments in STEEL, MINING, CEMENT, PLASTICS, PAINTS, FMCG, FOOD PROCESSING, HOSPITALITY, CONSTRUCTION AND CABLE. He leads the investment & expansion of the group in Tanzania, Zambia, Uganda, Mozambique. He has been actively involved in social and charitable activities. He leads the group from the front and believes that in order to excel one must be completely dedicated to a chosen path.


Raman Patel

Joint Managing Director

Raman Patel

Joint Managing Director

Mr. Ramanlal M. Patel is an elder brother to Mr. Shubash Patel, the Chairman and Managing Director of Motisun Group.

He is a very talented businessman who in the 80s – 90s was involved in the wholesale of tea and sugar as well as other agricultural produce such as wheat, maize and beans in Tanzania.

Mr. Ramanlal Patel is one of the shareholders of Motisun Group, as well as an executive director of the Group.

He has been instrumental in the growth of the the Motisun Group especially with his expertise and vast input in the Hospitality sector. Today the Group holds a key position in the East African Tourism sector, under the Pearlson chain of hotels.


Pawan Patel

Director & CEO - Paints, Plastic & FMCG

Pawan Patel

Director & CEO - Paints, Plastic & FMCG

Mr. Pawan Patel is Young, Dynamic and always had a fall for consumer products. He holds a masters degree in Business Management from UK. Under his leadership the group forayed into Paints, Plastic and Beverages and is expanding into fruit processing and ready to drink juices.Under his leadership, he has promoted the Sayona brand to be a mega brand, which has been perceived extremelly well in the Tanzanian beverage market. He has put a benchmark on the particular sector which competitors are having a difficulty to match.He believes in “ Brand First “ and makes key decisions of the Groups Brand Enhancement, Advertising and Marketing Strategies as well as creates new avenues in consumer products.


Veer Patel

Director & CEO - Pearlsun Hotels & Resorts

Veer Patel

Director & CEO - Pearlsun Hotels & Resorts

Mr. Veer Patel, is the youngest CEO of the group and has brought dynamic changes in the Hospitality Division through his Global Vision. He holds a masters degree in marketing from the UK.

He has travelled across the globe and takes key decisions in Operations and the Management of the groups 4 Hotels and Resorts in Dar-Es-Salaam and Zanzibar. With his vision of turning Pearlsun Hotels & Resorts into a recognized hotel management company in Africa, he oversees the groups’ expansions in the Hospitality sector.

He is involved in the groups marketing strategy and firmly believes that Motisun Group can become a leading business house in africa.



Devadoss Gopalan

Group Planning & Finance Director

Devadoss Gopalan

Group Planning & Finance Director

A competent professional with international exposure, he holds a BSc Degree from Madras University in India, A.C.A. from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management. He is also a member of Business Management Association of the UK. He has over 30 years experience in Finance and Administration, two of those years were spent working in Dubai, four and a half years in Baghdad and twenty-three years in Tanzania. He has contributed immensely over the last 20 years in the group’s investment, planning and financial strategies.


Ratish Kamania

Director, Supply Chain

Ratish Kamania

Director, Supply Chain

Mr. Ratish Kamania has more than 20 years of experience working with Motisun Group. He designs, reviews and implements effective supply chain practices in accordance with the ever adapting technologies to help create an efficient supply module for the group.

The supply module is ultimately based on the environmental policies, standards, regulations, and laws in Tanzania and East Africa.

His expertise have been a key part of the groups success as he continues to help minimize the loss in time, material and manpower.


Sunil Bakshi

CFO- Group

Sunil Bakshi

CFO - Group

A Chartered Accountant with 32nd Merit Rank on All India basis and a Cost Accountant with over 22 years experience in Financial and General Management, having exposure and proficiency in Strategy, Vision & Mission Planning ; Financial Planning/ Operations ; Fund Management ; Dealing with shareholders (Internal and External) ; Financial Analytics ; Corporate Governance. Mr. Bakshi is responsible for Group's Project Finance, Financial management, Financial reporting & transparency and for multiple corporate functions including Controller, Investor relations, and Strategic development of new projects.


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