Pace University's Entrepreneurship Lab
Reginald A. Mengi is the founder and chairman of the IPP Group. From humble beginnings, Mr. Mengi's company today ranks amongst the largest private companies in Tanzania. Mr. Mengi has consistently advocated the need for business to actively engage with communities and take responsibility for their development. He promotes initiatives that assist the disadvantaged and infirm, and is seen to be in the forefront in fostering national unity as a leading advocate for peaceful coexistence. He indiscriminately contributes to all religious faiths, and helps finance the construction of schools. The examples of social responsibility set by Mr. Mengi are widely emulated in the Tanzanian business community. Mengi's business peers have shown their trust by voting him "most respected CEO in East Africa" for 3 successive years.