Shiraz Boghani, a UK based renowned hotelier, arrived from Kenya in 1969, and joined Chartered Accountants as an accountant trainee and later moved to Thomson McLintock and company currently known as KPMG. From a humble beginning, Boghani strived to achieve all he has today, through being sharp business-minded and innovative he was able to spot business opportunities that turned out to be successful. Boghani is the Chairman of Splendid Hospitality Group, and during the 2016 Asian Business Awards, he was awarded the ‘Hotelier of the Year’ award. The hospitality sector is not a new thing to Mr. Boghani since he has been in it for over 30 years.
Managing and owning 19 trading hotels in the UK proves that Shiraz Boghani is a dynamic entrepreneur and being a Chartered Accountant is icing on the cake. In 1990, he introduced Limited service branded hotels which did well across the country earning him great income due to the good reception. Shiraz Boghani took diversification as a tool for success which is seen in the array of services provided by his hotels not mentioning his decision to invest in Sussex Health Care. Apart from the stylish and luxurious hotel he owns in different locations across the UK, he is a major supporter of the Aga Khan Foundation and development network globally not forgetting he is a UK registered charity.
Shiraz Boghani invested in a sector that he was passionate about according to the speech he gave after receiving the award and also an appreciating person as well as a family man. Stuart Bailey, the CEO of the Splendid Hospitality group also added that Boghani had been a pillar in the success of the organization since he is hardworking, dedicated and unifies everyone under him. Sussex Health Care which was founded in 1985, currently has 18 Care Homes and more than 500 bed, this happened due to the joint partnership with Boghani who is not shy to help develop a worthy course for the society. Shiraz Boghani story is an inspiration to current and next generation entrepreneurs who are ready to take the risk to venture into different types of business. His reputation precedes him as a business and charitable man and should be emulated by everyone.
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