Hamza Farooqui is a South African entrepreneur holding a commanding presence across multiple sectors including fuel, convenience, real estate, technology, hospitality, tourism, and global financial services. As the founding CEO of Millat Investments since 2016, he has consistently steered negotiations with global business giants to successful conclusions.
His resilience shone through the COVID crisis when he brought American hotel giant Hyatt to South Africa, opening the Hyatt Regency in Cape Town at the pandemic's peak. Following this, two more Hyatt properties sprouted in Johannesburg, with a fourth one set to open in 2024.
Informed by diverse cultures and a powerful sense of community, the well-travelled Farooqui embodies a service-oriented ethos. He ceaselessly advocates for South Africa's vast potential as an investment destination, fuelling his vision for a flourishing hospitality industry and a transformed fuel landscape.