Princess Maria Amor, founder and president of We Care for Humanity (WCH) announced Dr. Binod Chaudhary as the 4th Global Officials of Dignity Awards' Asian Man of the Year.
Binod is a Nepalese businessman, industrialist and philanthropist. He is the current chairman of Chaudhary Group (CG), a conglomerate that consists of nearly 100 companies. He is also the first, and only, Nepali billionaire as listed by Forbes.
"I have known Mr. Binod Chaudhary for a while and I am a witness to his endless philanthropic work around the world. What is great about him is he keeps reinventing and progressing in business as well as in philanthropy. His legacy is evident through his family, friends and global advocacies", proudly said by Princess Maria Amor. "We are very honored to confer the Asian Man of the Year to Binod Chaudhary, a true global icon of universal humanitarianism", she continues.
Chaudhary will be honored at the 4th G.O.D. Awards and scheduled to speak at the 3rd WCH Humanitarian Summit on August 17-19, 2016 at the United Nations Headquarters, New York. Both flagship events are organized by We Care for Humanity and its philanthropic partners: SREI Foundation, J & B Medical Company, HWPL and China-US Business Association.
MORE ABOUT DR. BINOD K. CHAUDHARY:
Binod K. Chaudhary is the Chairman of CG Corp Global, a multi dimensional conglomerate with a portfolio of over 100 businesses spread over 30 countries with a 10,000-strong staff. Some of the major businesses of the group are present in the US, Africa, Dubai, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Thailand, India, Nepal and China.
He has controlling shares in Nabil, the largest private-sector bank in Nepal, and numerous hotel investments, joint ventures and brands worldwide (such as Taj, Alila, Fern, Radisson and the ultimate wellness destination The Farm at San Benito).
He is a global player in FMCG and is the man behind WaiWai, the iconic brand from CG, which has earned him the sobriquet Noodle King. Thanks to WaiWai, he has 2% shares of the world's noodles market.
His other business interests include energy, infrastructure, realty, telecom and education among the 15 business verticals he runs within CG.
Some of his core strengths are his vision for the future, an unshakable commitment to work, high adaptability and an ability to lead his team through turbulent times. Contrary to popular perception, he has proved that an entrepreneur can build business in challenging environments and still emerge successful. He is the only Billionaire listed by Forbes from the Himalayan republic of Nepal.
He is an avid trekker and a fitness enthusiast.
Below are some of the important positions held by Mr. Binod K. Chaudhary:
• Member of Constituent Assembly, Nepal (April 2008-April 2012)
• President Emeritus of Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI)
• President of Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FNCCI) (1993-1995)
• Advisor to the Prime Minister of Nepal (April 2000)
• World Economic Forum’s Global Leader for Tomorrow (1995)
• Member of World Presidents Organization (WPO/YPO) since 2005
• Recipient of Honorary Doctorate from His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar (Founder, the Art of Living Foundation) on behalf of Sri Sri University