Former Asian Entrepreneur of the Year, Bhanu Choudhrie was appointed by Commonwealth Games England as a non-executive director.
The 34-year-old is a founder and executive director of C&C Alpha Group, a United Kingdom based holding company with investments in healthcare, aviation, real estate, hospitality and utilities spearheaded the fundraising efforts of the prestigious Commonwealth Games England.
Born in Delhi, Choudhrie studied international business and marketing at Boston University before moving to London in 2001.
Titled Asian Entrepreneur of the Year at the Asian Voice Political and Public Life Awards in 2008, Choudhrie created a benchmark.
Speaking after his appointment, Choudhrie said, “I feel honored and excited to be a part of the Commonwealth Games England Board. Having been a keen sportsman in my youth, sport has always been close to my heart. In 2010, I chaired the Business Advisory Board for the Games in India, and I feel confident that my experience will contribute to the future working of the board.”
Andrew Foster, Chairman, Commonwealth Games England welcomed Choudhrie’s appointment saying, “I am delighted to welcome Bhanu to the Board of Commonwealth Games England and look forward to working with him on our plans for Glasgow 2014. It is always good to renew the Board and bring in new faces with fresh ideas and Bhanu’s background means he is ideally suited to the task at hand. I am certain that we will all benefit from Bhanu’s knowledge and experience.”