The Business Acumen and Second Chance at Life of Sudhir Choudhrie
The Magnum International Trading Company founder, Sudhir Choudhrie, is a recognized businessman, philanthropist, and business leader. Sudhir Choudhrie is well known for his role in the business world while serving in different companies among the Ebookers PLC, where he served as a non-executive director and at Adidas Indian Trading, a company he founded in 1995.
As a versatile businessman, Sudhir Choudhrie is not shy of making investment decisions that many people would shy away from. This eye for business saw him become among the first investors in India’s pioneer budget airline, which at the time operated only a single plain. However, within five years of the investment, the company had grown into a multi-flight airline with millions of passengers daily.
Sudhir Choudhrie has not always had smooth life. He has had to overcome numerous challenges, key among them a failing heart that required an urgent organ transplant in 1999 to save his life. The heart problem was occasioned by a leaky heart valve that made the heart skip beats. At the time of the diagnosis, Sudhir was eight years, and according to the doctors, the heart could fail at any time. Before the transplant, Sudhir’s heart had failed in the other two incidents and more
At the age of 70, Sudhir Choudhrie appreciates the second chance at life and has been utilizing it for the benefit of society. He has become one of the longest-living heart transplant survivors, living 21 years after the organ transplant. Sudhir believes in positivity and has since become an inspiration and source of positive energy.
In 2010, together with his family, Choudhrie set up a foundation in the family’s name to encourage people to become donors. The foundation supports several courses, including medical projects, education, and health support worldwide, including the UK and US. As a well-known philanthropist, Sudhir has been involved with several charities in India, the UK, and the US at the University of Oxford, where he supported building a library.