Reginald Mengi Biography
Reginald Mengi ( Reginald Mengi Abraham) was born in 1944 in Tanzania. He is a Tanzanian industrialist, media tycoon and the founder/Executive Chairman of IPP Group. He is the vice president of the National Board of Accountants and Auditors, Tanzania.
Reginald Mengi Education Background and Career
Notwithstanding these circumstances he managed to study accountancy and articles with Cooper Brothers in the United Kingdom and after being accepted as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, he returned to Tanzania in 1971 and was employed by the accounting firm of Coopers & Lybrand Tanzania.
In 1971 he returned to Tanzania after being accepted as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales and was employed by the accounting firm of Coopers & Lybrand Tanzania. He stayed with Coopers & Lybrand Tanzania (now Price Water House Coopers) up to September 1989 during which time he became its Chairman and Managing Partner. In September he left Coopers & Lybrand Tanzania to concentrate on his own businesses.
Reginald Mengi IPP Limited
He is the owner and executive chairman of IPP Limited, a manufacturing, bottling and media conglomerate, which includes television, radio stations and newspapers.
Reginald Mengi Honors and Awards
In recognition of his philanthropic achievements and his unwavering commitment in the fight against social injustice, Dr. Reginald Mengi has received several international and national awards over the years.
- The Business for Peace Award 2012
Reginald Mengi was awarded The Business for Peace Award 2012
on the 7th May,2012 in Oslo by the Award Giving Committee of Nobel Laureates of the Business for Peace Foundation which is based in Oslo and is supported by business leaders, politicians and academics around the world.
Reginald Mengi was selected as one of seven Honorees of the Business for Peace Award 2012 which is given to “Business persons who, through their own actions and commitments, promote socially responsible and ethical business practices in an outstanding way, and stand out as examples to others. http://businessforpeace.no/2012-honourees/
2010 Global Leadership and Humanitarian Award
- The 1st United Nations NGO Lifetime Achievement Award.
These two Awards were awarded to Reginald Abraham Mengi on the 28th May,2012 by the Global 2000 (2010) International, a registered member of the World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations, member NGO of the United Nations Department of Public Information and registered NGO in consultative status with UNESCO of the United Nations. These awards are given to individuals and institutions throughout the world that are making significant contributions to the work of the United Nations in achieving the millennium development goals and objectives especially in the areas of poverty reduction and helping people with disabilities.
Martin Luther King Drum Major for Justice Award ( 2008)
United State of America awarded him Martin Luther King Drum Major for Justice Award ( 2008) in recognition of his commitment in the fight against social injustice and in combating corruption.
- Most Respected CEO
Reginald Mengi in a poll of the regions CEOs was second position for three year running as the Most Respected CEO from 2000 to 2003. The poll was sponsored by the Nation Media Group and conducted by Price water house Coopers.
- Environmental Leadership Award
The East Africa Environmental Network (EAEN) in recognition of Reginald Mengi efforts to save the environment, improve the quality of life and promote peace, awarded him Environmental Leadership Award.
Reginald Mengi Age | Umri Wa Reginald Mengi
He is 75 years old. As of 2018.
Reginald Mengi Wife
In 2015 Reginald Mengi got married to former Miss Tanzania 2000 and Bongofleva singer K-Lyn Jacqueline Ntuyabaliwe in Mauritius despite their age gap. Mengi revealed he got married to K-Lyn because she is a wife material. Mengi said she loves him so much, she cooks for him, she washes his clothes with her own hands not using machine, she respects him and she knows his position as a man and a husband and she knows her own position as a woman and a wife. They have two sons (twins)
Jacqueline N. Mengi, A former Miss Tanzania (2000), currently owns an interior Design company which makes object D’Art funiture pieces, Amorette, Ltd. Jacqueline N. Mengi is also a philanthropist with many causes close to her heart, one being the Dr. Ntuyabaliwe Foundation, which she founded. She is an ambassador of the WildAid campaign to inform the public about the severe poaching crisis currently facing Tanzania and to generate widespread support amoung civil society for the protection of elephants and other wildlife species. Mrs Mengi is also a supporter of the campaign against deaths of premature babies, and supports several local orphanages.
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Reginald Mengi Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of US $560 million as per forbes richest people in Africa 2014.