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Sukhpal Singh Ahluwalia

Dominvs Group

London, UK

Founder and Chairman

Dominvs Group

Sukhpal Singh Ahluwalia

Biography

Sukhpal Singh Ahluwalia is founder and Chairman of Dominvs Group, a family-owned private equity and real estate business. He is also founder and Chairman of Euro Car Parts, one of the largest distributors of car and light commercial vehicle parts in Europe, and Executive Chairman of LKQ Corporation’s other businesses in the UK, Ireland and India.

Born in Uganda, Sukhpal spent time in a British refugee camp after his family fled the regime of Idi Amin. He founded Euro Car Parts in 1978, starting out from a single local motor accessories shop in Willesden, London. Today, the company employs more than 10,000 colleagues in more than 300 branches and operates T2, one of the largest car parts distribution facilities in the world near Tamworth, Staffordshire.

Founded in 2014, Dominvs Group is a fast-growing family business with divisions specialising in hospitality, residential property, commercial property, private equity and wealth management. It has more than £700 million assets under management and has built and managed hotels across the UK.

An Indian Sikh entrepreneur, Sukhpal invests in companies in India and maintains strong links to the country, traveling back regularly and hopes to return permanently one day. He supports Indian projects that provide education, assistance and support to disadvantaged women and children.

Personal Business Advice

Be bold, ambitious and do not be afraid to be a pioneer. If you think long term, work hard, and invest in your business and employees, everything else should fall into place. Look after your colleagues and team – and always put them first. Ultimately, be grateful for what you have.

Sukhpal Singh Ahluwalia’s Newsfeed

15 Aug 2018
Management Today
Industry must speak up for immigration

OPINION: A British entrepreneur and refugee defends the UK's tradition of hospitality... Sukhpal Singh Ahluwalia writes: "As a proud British refugee, I believe that immigration will be critical to the UK's success outside of the EU. It will inject innovation, energy and ambition into Britain. Businesses need to speak loudly and proudly about the role immigrants and refugees play in our economy."

05 Jun 2018
Digraph names new CEO

Chairman of Digraph, Sukhpal Singh Ahluwalia, said, ‘Sukhbir is a key appointment in the future growth of Digraph. As a business, Digraph is renowned for its outstanding customer service and willingness to go the extra mile for customers. We are working hard to maintain this ethos while growing the business through existing industry connections and resource.

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Sukhpal Singh Ahluwalia’s Background

Founder and Chairman
2011 - Present
London, UK
Dominvs Group is a family-owned private equity and real estate business, managing a portfolio in excess of £700 million. Its portfolio includes regional and central London hotels; residential and commercial developments; and private equity investments, including in Digraph Transport Supplies and India-based EcoCentric Management.
Founder and Chairman
1978 - Present
London, UK
Euro Car Parts is Europe's largest distributor of parts for all makes of cars and light commercial vehicles, employing more than 10,000 colleagues in 300 branches nationwide. Since its founding in 1978, Euro Car Parts has expanded by up to 35% each year. In 2017, Euro Car Parts opened T2 near Tamworth, Staffordshire, one of the largest car parts distribution facilities in the world.
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Other Business Interests

Supporter
2016 - Present
London, UK
The Migration Museum Project seeks to increase knowledge and appreciation of how migration has shaped Britain across the ages. It is in the process of creating a national Migration Museum and runs a far-reaching national education programme.
Supporter
2009 - Present
London, UK
The Sikh Welfare & Awareness Team provides food, assistance and support to homeless people in South London. SWAT also runs workshops and clubs for young and vulnerable people about gang culture, drug addiction and alcohol abuse.
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