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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 dictator Idi Amin. Shahid along with his three brothers set up their own packaging company 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.


Shahid is now the chairman for the East Midlands Institute of Directors. Click here to read about the Handover Lunch!

leicester Shahid Sheikh features in the Insider magazine 'Power 100' top 100 most powerful business people in the Midlands. Click here to read more!



Shahid was made the Chairman for the Leicester DeMontfort Roundtable for 2008/09 following on from his many years of being involved with the organisiation.



Shahid WON the Entrepreneur of the Year award at the 2008 Leicestershire Business Awards!! Shahid was announced the winner at a glamorous awards dinner which was held on Friday 18th April 2008. He was also a finalist for the National Business Awards for the same catergory and his company Clifton Packaging Plc was shortlisted for Small to Medium Sized Business Award. Click here for more!



Shahid Sheikh features in the top 42 Midlands influential business talents of the future under 42. Click here to read more!




Shahid made it to the final of the Sony British Asian Sports Awards for 2008. The award covered applicants who have given something back to the community through sport. This distinguished award was broadcast live on the Sony Entertainment Television Channel.

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