GARSHOM LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Dr. P A Ibrahim
Dr. P A Ibrahim has innumerable achievements, credits and recognitions under his name as he has been a truly inspirational leader, a role model to be emulated and an incomparable achiever. He was awarded the Honorary Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) by American Global International University, Florida for noble service to humanity.
Dr. P A Ibrahim hailing from a small village in Kasargod called Pallikara, had a very humble beginning starting his career in 1964 with a Diploma in Automobile Engineering from Chennai. It was in 1966 that Dr. Ibrahim arrived in Dubai and joined Austin Car Dealers that represented the British Motor Corporation. Later in 1971, he joined Galadri Automobiles as auto spare parts manager. After a year he moved to Muscat and then again returned to Dubai in 1973 to start his first business venture, a garments business with retail garments, cosmetics, watches and other lifestyle products. Thus started his journey in the field of business. In 1976 he started Century Trading Co., a part of AL Shamali Group.Along with Mr. T M Nair, his colleague in Austin Car Dealers, he founded Indus Motor Co (P) Ltd. in 1984, one of the largest Maruti dealers in India.
And today he has to his credit a vast business empire. He is the Managing Director of Al Shamali Group, Dubai, Co-Chairman of Malabar Gold and Diamonds, Vice Chairman of Indus Motor Co. Ltd., India, Director of Cheraman Financial Services Limited, India, Chairman, Century International Travel and Tours LLC, Dubai, Chairman, Capital of Culture Constructions, Dubai, Chairman of Winpipe, India and Chairman, Green Field Industries, India
He is a member of the Board of Governors, A P J Abdul Kalam Technological University, Kerala, Member,Aligarh Muslim University Court. He is the Former Chairman of Textile Merchants Association (TEXMAS), Dubai, member of Indian Business and Professional Council (IBPC), Dubai, Chairman, P A College of Engineering, Mangalore, P.A. First Grade College (B.Sc. Food Technology AND B.Sc. Food, Nutrition & Dietetics,), RIMS International School, Kannur, PACE Residential School for Girls, Manjeri, Blossom Public School, Manjeri. He is also involved with the management of several educational institutions in the Middle East.
He is also very actively involved in various social, cultural and charitable activities. He is the Director of Chandrika Publications, Co-Chairman of Malabar Charitable Trust, Global Chairman of World Malyalee Council, Chairman of C.H.M.Koya National Journalism Award Trust, Trustee and Member of Executive Committee, SAFI (Social Advancement Foundation of India), Kerala, Chairman of C.H. Centre, and Rahma Charitable Trust, India
His climb from humble backgrounds to summits of success and achievement are so exemplary and laudable to the point of describing them incomparable.