The Story behind Sudhir Choudhrie’s Mega Success

Sudhir Choudhrie established multiple successful ventures across various fields. His entrepreneurial interests focused on exporting technology, luxury goods, and construction material, having secured contracts in India and internationally to supply and deliver software development, computer hardware, and other related outsourcing services. After establishing a reputation as an international operator for managing contracts, he began accepting significant directorship roles, eventually commanding a seat on several major boards. While at large private equity firms, Sudhir Choudhrie has advised on various issues relating to business development, strategy, corporate and investment planning, and transactions.

In 2010, the Choudhrie family announced a $20 million donation to Canada’s Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. The initiative will provide critical funding for a major clinical research facility built on the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCP&S), located in downtown Toronto at Queen and Bay. The new building is one of Canada’s largest medical centers. The new center will enable RCP&S to increase further the breadth and depth of research conducted by experts in endocrinology, diabetes, obesity, and the treatment of these conditions. Each year, it will support thousands of clinical trials and training opportunities and include world-class facilities, labs, research, and teaching spaces.

Choudhrie’s interest in healthcare

In 1995, Choudhrie launched Praxis International, an international healthcare company. Praxis International is now Asia’s leading distributor of prescription medications. In 1997, Praxis acquired Surecogent Laboratories, one of the largest specialty pharmaceutical companies in the United States. In 2003, Praxis acquired Full Circle Laboratories and its specialty pharmaceutical business with the addition of commercially viable API medical devices. In 2015, Praxis was renamed Choudhrie Holding, Inc. In July 2015, Choudhrie Holding acquired the San Francisco division of a healthcare company and was renamed Choudhrie Holding, California.

Sudhir Choudhrie is a shareholder in the Fulham Football Club, owning 4.28% of the club. Sudhir has served as a Director of the Tottenham Hotspur Football Club since 1998. He was also the Director of the Chelsea Football Club since 2004. Sudhir is a significant shareholder in Aston Villa FC, serving as Vice Chairman of the club and holding 8.81% of the share capital.