Profile

Present
  • Managing Director of Clifton Packaging Group Ltd
  • Partner Sports Corporation.com
  • Non Exec Director of CSD Global Ltd
2019
  • STARPACK 2019 Finalist, Clifton Packaging Group, One Touch Squeeze Pouch
  • Leicester Mercury Business Award 2019 - Finalist Excellence in Innovation
  • Made in the Midlands, Manufacturing Innovation WINNER 2019
  • MBA Winner 2019 Business Person of the year, Shahid Sheikh, OBE
  • MBA Highly Commended 2019 - Exporter of the year, Clifton Packaging Group
  • Food Industry Awards 2019 Finalist - Dual-Compartment Pouch
  • Food Industry Awards 2019 Highly Commended - Laila Bulk Quad Bag
  • Food Industry Awards 2019 Highly Commended - No More Waste
2018
  • UK Packaging Awards 2018 Flexible Plastic Pack Finalist, Clifton Packaging Group
  • UK Packaging Awards 2018 Innovation Finalist, Clifton Packaging Group
  • UK Packaging Awards 2018 Investment Project Finalist, Clifton Packaging Group
  • UK Packaging Awards 2018 Resource Efficient Pack Finalist, Clifton Packaging Group
  • UK Packaging Awards 2018 SME of the Year Finalist, Clifton Packaging Group
  • Print Week Power 100 2018, Clifton Packaging Group, Shahid Sheikh OBE, MD
  • Food Management Today - Industry Awards 2019 Finalist, Most Innovative Packaging Development, Clifton Packaging Group
  • Farhana Sheikh Finalist, National Business Women's Award 2018
  • BAME TOP 100 - BAME Leaders in Business 2018, Shahid Sheikh OBE
  • Clifton Packaging Group - Nachural Entrepreneuship Awards 2018 Winner
  • East Midlands Chambers Business Awards 2018 Winners Excellence in International Trade
  • Natwest Great British Entrepreneur Awards - Scale-up Entrepreneur of The Year 2018, Finalist
  • The Nachural Business Awards 2018, Business Person of the Year 2018
  • Chamber Business Awards Finalist Leicestershire 2018 Finalist, Excellence in International Trade
  • Overall Director of the Year Award Winner, IoD East Midlands
  • Innovation Director of the Year Award Winner, IoD East Midlands
  • Inclusivity Director of the Year Award Winner, IoD East Midlands
  • Global Director of the Year Award Highly Commended, IoD East Midlands
  • Insider Made in the Midlands 2018 - WINNER Manufacturing Innovation Award. Clifton Packaging Group Ltd
  • EFIA Print Awards 2018 - Silver Award - Flexo Print on Film Reverse Print Medium. Clifton Packaging Group Ltd
  • EFIA Print Awards 2018 - Silver Award - Flexo Print on Film Reverse Print Wide. Clifton Packaging Group Ltd
  • Insider Made in the Midlands 2018 - Export Award Finalist. Clifton Packaging Group Ltd
  • Insider Made in the Midlands 2018 - Food & Drink Award Finalist. Clifton Packaging Group Ltd
  • Insider Made in the Midlands 2018 - Green/ Sustainable Manufacturer Award Finalist. Clifton Packaging Group Ltd
  • Leicester Mercury Business Awards 2018 - Sustainability Award Finalist. Clifton Packaging Group Ltd
  • Excellence in Business The Signature Awards 2018 Finalist. Clifton Packaging Group Ltd
  • Starpack Award, SILVER STAR AWARD 2017. Clifton Packaging Group Ltd
2017
  • Business Person of the Year Award. Pakistan Achievement Awards International 2017, Shahid Sheikh OBE MD, Clifton Packaging Group Ltd.
  • Flexo Tech Awards 2017, Finalist Any Flexo Print Job Previously Printed by another process, Clifton Packaging Group Ltd.
  • Flexo Tech Awards 2017, Finalist Flexible Packaging 800mm, Clifton Packaging Group Ltd.
  • Flexo Tech Awards 2017, Finalist Flexible Packaging 801 - 1000mm, Clifton Packaging Group Ltd.
  • The Nachural Entrepreneurship Awards 2017, Shahid Sheikh OBE, MD, Clifton Packaging Group Ltd.
  • Awarded Top 100 BAME Board Talent Index 2017. Managing Director Shahid Sheikh OBE.
  • IOD Mid Market Company Director of the Year Finalist, Managing Director Shahid Sheikh OBE.
  • 17th Asian Achievers Awards 2017 Business Person of the Year 2017 Finalist, Managing Director Shahid Sheikh OBE
  • East Midlands Chamber Award 2017 Manufacture of the Year Award, Clifton Packaging Group Ltd.
  • East Midlands Chamber Finalist 2017 Excellence in International Trade Clifton Packaging Group Ltd.
  • East Midlands Chamber Finalist 2017 Outshanding Growth Award Clifton Packaging Group Ltd.
  • Finalist Lloyds Bank National Business Awards: Export Award
  • Clifton have been shortlisted in the 2017 UK Packaging Awards.
  • IoD - Director of the Year Award 2017 International Award
  • IoD - Director of the Year Award 2017 SME Business Award
  • Insider Made in the UK 2017, Finalist, Manufacturer of the Year Award, Clifton Packaging Group Ltd.
  • Winner Manufacturer of the Year - Shahid Sheikh OBE, Clifton Packaging Group Ltd. Insider Made in the Midlands 2017
  • London Stock Exchange Group, 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain 2017, Recognition Award To Clifton Packaging Group Ltd.
  • World Star Packaging Awards 2017 from World Packaging Organisation
  • SME Company of the Year finalist from the Insider Made in the Midlands 2017
  • Export Award Finalist from Insider Made in the Midlands 2017
  • EFIA 2017 Awarded for Flexo Print Award, EFIA 2017 Print Awards
  • Manufacturing Awards 2017, Asian Business Awards 2017
  • Business Entrepreneur of the Year 2017, Leicester Mercury Business Awards
  • Business Awards 2017 International Trade, Leicester Mercury Business Awards
  • Export Champion for Department International Trade
2016
  • WorldStar Packaging Awards 2016
  • 2016 Manufacturing Leader
  • UK Packaging Awards Winners 2016
  • Hot 100 UK Fastest growing private companies 2016
  • Top 100 Bame Leaders in Business List 2016
  • Business Person of the Year (Award 2016)
  • Starpack Awards 2016
  • Institute of Directors Annual Awards 2016
    Directors of the Year 2016
  • MSDUK 2016 Entrepreneur AWARD
  • Leicester Mercury Business Awards
    Finalist in the Excellence in Science & Technology Award
  • Leicester Mercury Business Awards
    Winners of the Company of the Year 2016
  • Global Good Governance Awards 2016 3G Upcoming Charity of the Year
  • The 200 Most Influential People in Leicestershire 2016
    Listed every year in the prestigious magazine
  • Signature Awards
    Winners for the Excellence in Business 2016
2015
  • The 200 Most Influential People in Leicestershire 2015
    Listed every year in the prestigious magazine
  • East Midlands Chambers of Commerce
    Winners of the Export Business of the Year 2015
  • Shahid Afridi Foundation (UK)2015
    Shahid Sheikh OBE appointed as a Chairman of the foundation
2014
  • The 200 Most Influential People in Leicestershire 2014
    Listed every year in the prestigious magazine
  • Packaging News
    Shahid Sheikh OBE Featured in the PowerBook 2014
    (Most Powerful Men in the Packaging Industry)
2013
  • Shahid Sheikh Awarded OBE 2013
  • Manufacturing Business of the Year Asian Business Awards 2013
  • UK Packaging Awards 2013 – Finalists Packaging Company of the Year
  • UK Packaging Awards 2013 – Finalists Flexible Plastic Pack of the Year
2012
  • Business of the Year - HSBC English Asian Business Awards 2012
  • Named in the Pakistan Most Influential Power 100 List 2012
  • Shahid Sheikh Fellow of the RSA
2011
  • Featured in the Top 100 Asian Rich List in the Midlands 2011
  • Partner DMS Sports Ltd 2011 Link
  • Partner Sports Corporation.com Link
  • Non Exec Director of CSD Global Ltd
  • UK Packaging Awards 2011 – Finalists Best Packaging of a New Product
  • UK Packaging Awards 2011 – Finalists SME of the Year
  • Starpack 2011 - Silver Winner in Food & Beverages
2010
  • World Food Awards Entrepreneur of the Year 2010
  • Board Member of the Leicestershire Sports Partnership Trust Board Link
  • Board Director Leicestershire County Cricket Club 2010/2013
    First Asian in the Club's History to be appointed on to the Board
2009
  • Chairman of the Leicestershire Institute of Directors 2009/2012 Link
  • An Ambassador to the Special Olympics GB National Summer Games, Leicester Link
  • Top 42 Midlands influential business talents of the future under 42 Link
  • Member of the 41 Club
2008
  • Chairman of the Leicester DeMontfort 500 Round Table 2008/09 Link
  • Member of Jeremy Snape Testimonial Committee 2008
  • Leicestershire Business Awards Entrepreneur of the Year 2008
2007
  • Member of Paul Nixon’s Benefit Committee 2007
  • Major sponsor of L.C.C.C Pre-Season friendly tour to India and Sri Lanka 2007
  • Sponsor of India v Sri Lanka A match played at Grace Road on 3rd, 4th and 5th August 2007
  • Cultural Ambassador of Leicestershire County Cricket Club 2007
    First Asian in clubs history to be appointed Cultural Ambassador to Leicestershire County Cricket Club
    (Only person in County Cricket in the UK to be presented with this title)
  • Vice Chairman of the Leicester DeMontfort 500 Round Table 2007/08
2006
  • Founder of Clifton International Sports Management
2002
  • Managing Director of Clifton Packaging Group Ltd Link
Others
  • Sponsor at Leicestershire County Cricket Club Link
  • Sponsor at Leicester City Football Club Link
  • Amir Khan Gloves Gym - Advisory Board Member

  • Clifton Packaging Group LTD.
  • Shahid Afridi Foundation

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