Shiraz Boghani, the Award-Winning Hotelier and Entrepreneur.
Shiraz Boghani is a famous entrepreneur in the hotel industry, and his three-decade career portrays commitment, professionalism, and deep passion. Currently, Boghani Chairs the Splendid Hospitality Group and he has succeeded tremendously in the hotel industry for many years. The hotel industry has stiff competition, but Shiraz has overcome the competition in a big way. The award-winning hotelier won the Hotelier of the Year Award granted to him in a ceremony dubbed the Asian Business Awards 2016. The award indicated the executive’s effort in the industry because of his leadership style. Those who took part in the judgment included the Shailesh R Solanski, Richmond MP Rishi Sunak, Jitesh Gadhia an investment banker, and Amit Roy, a journalist. The managing editor of AMG, Klapesh R Solanski who is also the group managing editor, was in the panel. Read more on https://medium.com/@ShirazBoghani/hotelier-shiraz-boghani-shines-at-the-asian-business-awards-2016-282659c7a533
In his acceptance remarks, Shiraz Boghani expressed his joy and noted that he was happy to elevate Splendid Hospitality Group to one of the top privately owned companies in the hotel industry. He was however quick to note that his family, management staff and the executive board contributed significantly to the group’s success. The Splendid Hospitality Group Chief Executive Officer, Stuart Bailey, congratulated and thanked Shiraz for his contribution towards the company’s success. Boghani is a chartered accountant who settled in the United Kingdom from Kenya in 1969 and has 19 hotels under his management in the United Kingdom since the early 1990’s. Recently, Shiraz launched the £121 Million project consisting of Conrad London St. James and the Hilton London Bankside. He is also the founder of Sojourn Hotels and serves as its Chairman. Visit Hospitalitynet.org
Besides banking, Shiraz Boghani has interests in the health sector. He founded the 500 beds capacity Sussex Healthcare in 1985. The home is spread across Sussex and has 18 facilities where it caters for the old generation in need of general care, treatment of old aged related conditions as well as the ones with disabilities. Additionally, Shiraz contributes greatly to charitable organizations especially the Aga Khan Foundation, which caters for the poor people. Shiraz Boghani coordinates with the National Council and the National Conciliation in development matters. In the Aga Khan University, he is a member of the Arbitration Board.