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The People

Meet the team who invest their time and diverse skills into being the driving force behind African milling.

Rahim Dhrolia

Managing Director

Rahim Dhrolia is Canadian born, and raised between Kinshasa and Toronto. Having a deep connection with the region and its people, Rahim is a strong believer in Katanga and the DRC as a whole.

He graduated with Honors from the Schulich School of Business, York University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and thereafter specialized in marketing and entrepreneurship.

He started small scale farming in 2007, being the founder and managing director with TERRA. Today Terra SPRL is the largest maize plantation in the province of Katanga. This led to the creation of African Milling Company Congo (AMCC) which is Katanga’s first industrial maize flour mill.

Rahim devotes much of his energy to commercial and philanthropic initiatives in the DRC. Through his efforts the group has become a leading agri-based company in Katanga with a vision to replicate the Terra and AMCC model throughout the Congo and various other parts of Africa.

Alex Chacko

Chief Financial Controller

Alex Chacko has been with the Group since 2000. He has over 30 years of experience and expertise in heading Finance, Accounting, Management and Administration in various leading organizations in multi-disciplinary environments.

He has rendered his valuable service to leading business houses, spread over the continents of Asia and Middle East, Africa and North America. His strength in financial accounting management, accuracy in figures, systematic approach, and exercising a high level of financial discipline has been an integral part of his professional approach. His goal to uphold work ethics, commitment and loyalty to the company has greatly influenced the overall success of the business at large.

Chetan Chug


Mr. Chetan Chug is the founder of SOMIKA which is the parent Company of African Milling Company Congo. He  has over 20 years of business and accounting experience and has successfully created a thriving enterprise comprising of many different business ventures in mining, agriculture, construction, milling to mention a few.  His vision has created employment throughout Katanga and is contributing to Economic development throughout the province.