Sudhir Choudhrie is a successful UK-based entrepreneur. He invests in companies and helps the companies he invests in, succeed. He is also a caring philanthropist who funds medical research and supports organ donor campaigns. He also supports charities that work for bettering education and healthcare in India, the UK and, the US.
Sudhir Choudhrie is the Vice Chairman and driving force behind the UK-based Alpha Corp Development Pvt Ltd. The company invests in startup and cross-border businesses and helps them succeed. He started his business career in India. He launched the Magnum International Trading Company Ltd in the year 1975. He developed four beautiful hotels in the Indian state of Kerala as a joint venture with the Indian hospitality group, Taj Hotels Resorts. Throughout his life, he suffered from a heart condition that resulted in his undergoing a successful heart transplant procedure in the year 1999 at the Columbia University Medical Center in New York. He provides funds for medical research at the Columbia University Medical Center and established the Choudhrie Family Foundation to fund medical research and support organ donation.
Sudhir Choudhrie had an adverse heart condition from a young age. His heart had a leaking valve resulting in his heart skipping heartbeats. Despite suffering ill-health caused by the heart condition, he worked hard to succeed in business. At the age of 50, he had suffered two heart attacks and was told he had very little time to live. The doctors at the Columbia University Medical Center in New York found a compatible donor heart of a twenty-year-old donor and successfully performed a heart transplant procedure for Choudhrie. He was grateful for his extension of life and donated through the Choudhrie Family Foundation, large amounts of money towards medical research and organ donor campaigns.
Sudhir Choudhrie is a successful businessman because of his wide experience and a grateful philanthropist and gives back to medical science because medical advancements saved his life.