Shahid Khan, Jacksonville Jaguars Owner, is included in Forbes magazine’s extraordinary centennial issue as one of The World’s 100 Greatest Living Business Minds.
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Alongside owning the Jaguars, Khan is CEO of Flex-N-Gate Corporation, which was named in the latest Automotive News industry rankings as the tenth biggest unique car gear provider in North America and the 38th biggest provider on the planet.
“My business objectives have been reliable with my own objectives, and that will be unmistakable and be unafraid of doing troublesome things, as well as focus on doing those things well so they can motivate others and have any kind of effect in the lives of everybody,” Khan said. “To be perceived by Forbes for my endeavors in this regard is a lifetime respect. This would have been unfathomable when I landed here 50 years back and I discover it somewhat dreamlike today to see my name on a rundown of 100 astounding men and ladies who are world class in all that they touch. My American Dream proceeds.“
Khan is additionally owner of the Fulham Football Club in London and the Four Seasons Hotel Toronto.
Conceived in Lahore, Pakistan, in 1950, Khan left his family in 1967 to go to the U.S. to contemplate designing at the University of Illinois. Khan earned a degree in modern building in 1971 and not long after was named designing chief at adjacent Flex-N-Gate, where he worked low maintenance while completing his degree.
In 1978, Khan left Flex-N-Gate and with $13,000 in investment funds and a $50,000 advance from the Small Business Loan Corporation, he made the start-up Bumper Works, where he changed the car business through an imaginative one-piece guard outline – a lightweight ceaseless bit of metal without any creases to rust or erode.
Back to Buy Flex-N-Gate
Khan would in the end come back to Flex-N-Gate, buying the organization while idealizing his creative guard plan that is as yet considered the business standard for all consistent steel guards around the world.
In 2011, Khan would impact the world forever by turning into the first-historically speaking group owner of minority ethnicity by acquiring the Jacksonville Jaguars of the NFL. Khan at that point supplemented his games and relaxation portfolio by buying Fulham Football Club in 2013 and the Four Seasons Hotel Toronto in 2016.
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