After 83 years, Securex founder still goes to work everyday!

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Kishorilal Sahni−Securex Group Founder and Chairman

Mr. Kishorilal Sahni−Securex Group Founder and Chairman

Mr. Kishorilal Sahni established Securex Agencies (K) LTD in 1970 after retiring from the police force, having served as a Superintendent.

He was driven by passion for security, and saw the need to provide premium security and private investigation services to the public.

He founded the company with only two employees.  The company has since grown in leaps and bounds, under the stewardship of Mr. Kishorilal.  For instance, in 1996 he oversaw the firm’s expansion to the Securex place in Parklands, and recently to the 9 Riverside Building on Riverside drive.

Under his guidance, Securex has established branches in Nairobi’s Industrial Area and Mombasa, as well as ventured in Uganda and Tanzania.

Currently aged 83, Mr. Kishorilal Sahni is still motivated by his passion for security and business. His commitment to the cause has inspired many to have long, fruitful careers at Securex, and his contribution to the field of private security has cemented his place as an iconic figure in Kenya’s national security set-up.

Mr. Tony Sahni−Securex Group Managing Director

Tony Sahni−Securex Group Managing Director
Tony Sahni−Securex Group Managing Director

Tony Sahni is a career professional in the security industry with more than 25 years experience at Securex Agencies Limited as the Group Managing Director.

Under his tenure, Securex has grown steadily and now has branches spread throughout Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania. Securex also maintains presence in South Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia  in the East African region as well as the Democratic Republic of Congo and Senegal in Central and West Africa.

Beyond this, the company now has a staff of over 6,000 employees in the region. This success story was made possible through:

  • People- Mr. Sahni believes in investing in talented human resource. He is heavily involved in recruiting the core of supreme talent that Securex now boasts.
  • Product-Through market research and product research development, Mr. Sahni has been able to keep Securex ahead of the competition. He places emphasis on innovation, and by embracing this approach Securex has revolutionized the local private security industry through the introduction of products such as the Garett metal detectors and the Under-Vehicle Surveillance Systems.
  • Passion-Mr. Sahni has great passion, devotion and commitment to business, and is driven by an ambition to increase Securex’ market share in the continent and turn it into a global brand.

A born leader, Mr. Sahni served two consecutive terms as the Chairman of the Kenya Security Industry Association (KSIA), where he agitated for the welfare of private security guards in the country.

In Securex, he has instituted several initiatives geared towards motivating the uniformed section, with particular focus on education, sports, labour welfare and youth empowerment. He has vested interest in mentoring the youth and bringing up the next generation of entrepreneurs. In this regard, he is currently a Board Member of the Entrepreneurship Organization−East Africa Chapter, an organization which educates, transforms, inspires and offers resources in the form of global events and leadership development programs designed for personal and professional growth.

He also led UNIACE Limited and Oceanbrook Limited in the United Kingdom prior to his time at Securex Agencies (K) LTD.