Shiraz Boghani, chairman of Splendid Hospitality Group, has three decades of industry experience. As a chartered accountant, Boghani commenced his career in 1969 before reinventing himself as a zealous entrepreneur, whose successful career showcases passion, commitment and professionalism.
Born in Kenya, he relocated to the UK to train as an accountant, initially working at a small accounting firm. Eventually, he joined KPMG, formerly known as Thomas McLintock & Co.
Splendid Hospitality Group, a steadily evolving group of hotels spread across UK, is renowned for remarkable construction, stupendous design and smooth operations. Major brands which support these hotels are Hilton, Accor, Choice and IHG, to name a few.
Boghani became the first to develop branded hotels with limited service in London and played a crucial role in development of over 25 similar projects. Namely, Conrad London St James, York and Holiday Inn and The Grand Hotel & Spa. Splendid Hospitality Group’s latest project was the grandiose Hilton London Bankside. Currently, under his group Boghani owns and manages 19 UK based hotels.
Shiraz Boghani’s astounding success has earned him several prestigious accolades including the highly coveted Hotelier of the Year in 2016 at Asian Business Awards. This prominent accolade bears testimony to his unique leadership skills and unwavering pursuit of success.
After being awarded a visibly excited Shiraz Boghani during said award ceremony stated that he felt honored to be a part of Splendid Hospitality Group’s achievements. Hard work and contributions of management staff, professional executives and the entire Splendid family was acknowledged and appreciated extensively. CEO of Splendid, Stuart Bailey, declared that Shiraz played a key role in elevating their company to its current leading status.
Boghani is also chairman of Sussex Health Care, which he co-founded after observing a business opportunity in the healthcare industry. This group of care homes offers residential and nursing assistance to residents of Sussex and nearby areas and employs 1100 workers in about 25 care homes.
Their primary focus is caring for aging individuals, patients with mental illnesses, Dementia or Alzheimer’s. Additionally, adults with physical and learning disabilities are cared for 24*7 by specially trained and sincere healthcare professionals. Since, said facilities were built to accommodate a wide variety of disabilities; patients residing in these homes are guaranteed premium quality care.
Furthermore, Boghani supports numerous charitable organizations in UK, including the Aga Khan Foundation. He also offers assistance to organizations providing voluntary services for marginalized and poor individuals, globally.