Aklilu Berhanu

Aklilu Berhanu

Name:   Aklilu Berhanu

Education:  Doctor of Dental Medicine

Company: Akedenet Pharmaceutical and Medical Equipment Wholesale

Studio Title: Owner and manager

Founded: 2015

What it does: Sells Pharmaceutical and Medical equipment

HQ: Around St. Paul Hospital

Number of employees: 10

Startup capital: 500,000 birr

Current capital: 2.5 Million birr

Reasons for starting the business: Interest in the field and demand in the market

Biggest perk of ownership:  Doing what I want

Biggest strength:  Understanding my job

Plan: To manufacture pharmaceutical and medical equipment

First career:  Dentist

Most interested in meeting: Bill Gates

Most admired person: Dr Bewketu Bogale, owner of Labora Trading

Stress reducer:  Reading

Favorite past-time:  Preparing a strategy for my business

Favorite book: The Sky is the Limit  by Wayne Dyer

Favorite destination: Hawassa

Favorite automobile: Chevrolet