Shahid Sheikh OBE

Shahid Sheikh OBE


This 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"...... Shahid Sheikh


"Shahid Sheikh OBE with heavyweight professional Boxer, Deontay Wilder"

OBE Award

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

Prestigious World Star Award

World Star Packaging Awards 2017, Clifton Packaging Group Ltd.
Leicester based Clifton Packaging was once again recognised for its innovation and creativity at the prestigious industry World Star Awards adding yet another award to their growing and impressive collection Click here for more information

Companies to Inspire Britain

1000 Companies to Inspire Britain 2017
On the back of a fabulous few weeks that have seen Shahid Sheikh OBE of Clifton Packaging have been selected by the London Stock Exchange in association with the Telegraph as one of this year’s ‘1000 Companies To Inspire’. Click here for more information

Manufacturing Leader

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!

  • Clifton Packaging Group LTD.
  • Shahid Afridi Foundation

Quote: "Aspire to Inspire before we Expire"

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Mr. Shahid Sheikh OBE