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Lord adds an honorary award to his enterprising accolades


An enterprising Sikh businessman has added another award to his accolades after being awarded an honorary degree by the University of Wolverhampton.  

Lord Rami Ranger CBE has been recognised for his long-standing business acumen and commitment to charitable work. 

Chairman of the British Sikh Association, Lord Ranger is Chairman of Sun Mark Ltd and Sea Air & Land Forwarding Ltd.   

Lord Ranger was appointed MBE in 2005 and CBE in 2016. He was nominated for a life peerage and a seat in the House of Lords and was created Baron Ranger of Mayfair in the City of Westminster, on 11 October 2019. 

The University of Wolverhampton presented an Honorary Doctor of Business Administration to Lord Ranger CBE at a graduation ceremony on Thursday 17 September 2021.  

Lord Ranger said: “I am absolutely delighted to receive this honour from the prestigious University of Wolverhampton and from the Chancellor, Lord Paul of Marylebone. The great work of the university is recognised across the UK and internationally. The University symbolises diversity and multiculturalism at its best.” 

Lord Ranger came to the UK with nothing and started his first company with £2 from a shed. Through hard work and business acumen, his company Sun Mark Ltd now exports British Fast Moving Consumer Goods to over 130 countries across the world and has won an unprecedented five consecutive Queen's Awards for Enterprise in International Trade. No other company in Britain has this accolade. 

The University of Wolverhampton graduation ceremonies are taking place at the Grand Theatre in Wolverhampton from Thursday 9 September – Friday 17 September 2021.   

The 17 ceremonies will see over 3,000 students who completed their studies in 2020 collect their awards.   

It is the first time the University has held a graduation ceremony since December 2019 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.   



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