Shahid Sheikh OBE
entrepreneurThis website will give an insight into Mr. Shahid Sheikh, who is the Managing Director of Clifton Packaging Group Ltd, an Entrepreneur and Cultural Ambassador to Leicestershire County Cricket Club, Shahid is the first person county cricket to be honoured with this title.
Shahid was born in Uganda but was driven out of the country along with his family in 1972 by the then dictator Idi Amin. Shahid along with his three brothers set up their own packaging company in 1981 called Clifton Packaging Ltd. Today Clifton Packaging Ltd proudly stands amongst the best in the world of flexible packaging for the food industry.
Shahid is married to Farhana Sheikh, they have 3 children together, 2 boys Hamza and Jamal and 1 girl, Laila. They are happily settled in Leicester, where Clifton Packaging Ltd is currently based.
"An Entrepreneur knows the art of making things possible whilst behind the scenes the management team are educated with the art of making things happen"......
In the Queen's Birthday Honours List published on Saturday 15th June, it was revealed that Shahid Sheikh, an entrepreneur from Leicester has been awarded an OBE for his contributions to business, sports and community in the Midlands. Click Here for more infomation
Institute of Directors Awards
Leicestershire directors were recognised at the Institute of Directors (IoD) East Midlands Director of the Year awards. Click here for more information
MSDUK 2016 Awards
Shahid Sheikh OBE, Managing Director of Leicester based Clifton Packaging was recognised as Entrepreneur of the Year earlier this week at the prestigious MSDUK Awards. Commenting Click here for more information
Shahid believes that Clifton is only as great as the talent it employs and he is a huge proponent of encouraging that talent to bring the best of themselves to work.Click here for more!