British-Indian Entrepreneur Bhanu Choudhrie on the Success of His Company
Bhanu Choudhrie serves as a member of the President’s Global Business Advisory Council and as a member of the advisory boards of Apollo Hospitals, Asian Healthcare Initiative, and Aditya Birla Group. Choudhrie’s father, Sudhir Choudhrie, is also a London-based entrepreneur with several businesses in India. According to the Times of India, Sudhir Choudhrie is currently the chairman of United Spirits Limited and owns the media company, the Colors Group.
Bhanu Choudhrie is a business partner with his brother, Rohit Choudhrie. Together, they are the co-founders of KWG Property Management Group. Their father is the founder of this company, representing one of India’s largest property groups. The younger Choudhrie and his brother run the firm’s business in India.
Bhanu Choudhrie graduated from the University of Boston in 2000 and received an M.B.A. in finance at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, in 2005. While studying in Boston, Bhanu founded Sigma Travels & Tours, now known as World Selections. He helped develop the company’s corporate and travel consulting and sales marketing strategies. At its height, the company was an emerging destination management company with revenues of $10 million and more than 100 employees, including Choudhrie’s brother, Varun.
The company opened the then-first golf club in Europe at the Golf Academy of Europe in Essex. C&C Alpha Group also represents investments in the energy and resources, healthcare, agriculture, and financial services sectors. Bhanu Choudhrie is an advisor to Chatham Asset Management Limited.
Before co-founding C&C Alpha Aviation Group, he was a partner and Co-Head of Asian Investments at Goldman Sachs, where he led the firm’s investment banking activity across China, South Korea, India, and Indonesia and that of its London affiliate in those markets. In 2011, C&C Alpha Group established and sponsored the Asian Business Leaders Forum, a monthly business and policy forum.
C&C Alpha Group’s portfolio includes the consumer brands of Noble Masons, a house-brand of premium spirits and ready to drink beverages; Blue Bunny, a producer of frozen ice cream; the digital television brand Mxit; trade directories (On & On) and real estate directories (India Property News). C&C Alpha Aviation Group also owns a software company, “Call2Recruit” that delivers recruitment marketing solutions to the international market, and “Inknovation”, a digital branding and web development company. To learn more visit: here.