Kolak Winners of the PWC Private Business Awards 2015 Family Business of the Year Award

Kolak are the  winners of the Family Business of the Year Award at the PWC Private Business Awards 2015 . Kolak is a Family Businesses which has  showed resilience through the downturn  making bold decisions to continue with capital investments, whether that's been building new factory facilities or expanding into new operations, all of which are beginning to show positive results and returns. Kolak’s Chief Executive Officer and founder Ashok Lakhani commented “ We are absolutely thrilled to win this highly prestigious award . It is now some 31 years since I started the business with my brother Bharat. We very much see ourselves as a family business with family values and are looking  forward to my son Managing Director Rikin growing  the business  even further in the future . Mr Charlie Hoffman Managing Director of HSBC Private Bank UK who presented the award said “Family businesses with multi-generational members again appeared to drive success by taking decisions with a longer –term  horizon. This is true patient capital”.

Picture shows, left to right:
Charlie Hoffman, Managing Director, HSBC Private Bank (UK) Ltd.; Andrew Collins, Partner, Charles Russell Speechlys; Ruby Parmar, Senior Partner, Private Business, PwC; Ashok Lakhani, Kolak Snack Foods Ltd. (winner); Jane Gomez, Director, The Supper Club; and Naga Munchetty, awards presenter