Indian Entrepreneur Sudhir Choudhrie Finds International Success Sudhir Choudhrie is an India-born entrepreneur and philanthropist who now lives in London, England. He was born and raised in Delhi by his mother. After earning an economics degree in economics at the University of Delhi, he worked for his grandfather in the real estate sector before founding his own company, Magnum International Trading Company, in 1975. Magnum International Trading Company exports products from India. This has helped him build strategic partnerships throughout the world. He has also worked in the tourism sector as he's been a leader for Taj Hotels and Resorts.
He also helped build the Adidas Indian Trading company, which produces shoes in India and sells them in over 180 stores. In 1999, Sudhir Choudhrie joined Ebookers PLC and was its non-executive director. In 2003, he helped the low-fare Indian airline business Air Decan expand to over 200 flights a day. He's also built other companies around the world and is worth an estimated $2 billion. Awards he has won during his career include the Asian Business Lifetime Achievement Award.
He is well-known for helping floundering businesses turn around. He uses his business acumen and experience to help them recover from poor decisions and poor economic conditions. By helping these companies, he has preserved millions of jobs and helped the wider economy.
Sudhir Choudhrie is also a well-known philanthropist. His charitable foundation has supported the University of Oxford, Columbia University Medical Center of New York City, Green Templeton College and more. His focus is on medical causes, mainly because he had a heart transplant in 1999. He had a lifelong heart condition that was discovered when he was a child. He has channeled his own health crisis to help others in the same position.