Northern Asian Powerlist 2022 – Business Leaders winner

Sandy Chadha, managing director of Supreme Plc, won the Business Leaders category of the Northern Asian Powerlist 2022.

The full list of winners, along with all those shortlisted, was announced yesterday – 6 October.

Supreme Plc is a manufacturer and wholesaler of branded consumer goods such as batteries, lighting, wellness, vitamins and sports nutrition supplements, and baking products.

The company sells to 45 countries and has over 3,000 business customers which together operate over 10,000 retail branches.

It has transitioned from being a second-generation family business to now being a quoted firm.

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Shortlisted for the Business Leaders category were:

North East –

• Mohammed Khaliq, co-founder, Gainford Group
• Susan Khaliq, co-founder, Gainford Group
• Imran Khaliq, director, Gainford Group
• Meenu Malhorta DL, chairman, Malhotra Group PLC
• Tarun Sehgal, founder and MD, Shell Franchisee/Fuel Convenience Retail Ltd

North West –

• Asif Ghafoor, CEO, Be.EV. Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure, and co-founder, Iduna
• Ayesha Nayyar, senior solicitor/director, Nayyar Solicitors
• Juwad Nayyar, director of marketing and business development, Nayyar Solicitors

Yorkshire & the Humber –

• Asma Iqbal, Partner, Chadwick Lawrence
• Bobby Thandi, founder and CEO, XR Games
• Veena Soni DL BEM, director of EAL and Diversity Solutions

Sir Roger Marsh, chairman of the judging panel for the Business Leaders category, said: “The Northern Asian Powerlist 2022 is a celebration of the incredible and diverse business community across the North.

“These inspirational business and cultural leaders have had a tremendous impact on the Northern Powerhouse’s economy and international profile.

“I am delighted to be chairing the judging panel for the Business Leaders category. We had some fantastic nominations and faced tough deliberations to decide the winner.”